Historical information

This washing machine is an early model hand machine which came from Allansford, near Warrnambool.


This item is an interesting example of an early washing machine with its primitive and simple parts.

Physical description

This is a cylindrical galvanised metal tub mounted on a metal stand. It has a metal ring around the top of the tub and a wooden handle serving as the washing mechanism. The name of the manufacturer is stencilled on the side of the tub.

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