Parnall electric washing machine and mangle, 1955.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Parnall electric washing machine and mangle, 1955.

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Description

Model EW50/H. Until the early 1950s, electrically- driven washing machines had to have pre-heated water. Later models, such as this one made by Parnall-Radiation (Yate) of Bristol, were fitted with electric heaters so that water could be brought to the required temperature in the machine. The heat switch was then set to a lower temperature for the washing proces. Waste water was removed from the tub by a lever controlled electrical pump. The front switch controls the 'dolly' rotation; the left one controls the
 

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