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Vacuum cleaner

Object Number: 
1953.137
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wood, metal, textile; rubber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 30 x 19 in. ( 41.9 x 76.2 x 48.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on label affixed to top of box: "Pneu-Simplex. Vacuum Cleaner/ Made By/ O.S. Kendall & Son Worcester, Mass./ PATENT APPLIED FOR"
Description: 
Rectangular wooden box with metal lever protruding from one end; other end pierced with three holes; removable panel pierced with metal pipe and with attached textile bag affixed to inside; boards with rubber treads extend from end with three holes and side with removable panel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. DeWitt M. Lockman
Provenance: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group