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In pics: The early gadgets of the housework revolution

Electric coffee dispenser in your car? Dish AND clothes washing machine? These was the early (domestic) appliances of science…
Jun 3rd 2012, 9:15 AM 5,789 11

THEY CALLED IT the appliance of science – the technology that began to revolutionise how housework was carried out towards the middle of the 20th century.

We’re not sure how much of the workload these early domestic appliances lifted from the shoulders of (mainly) housewives… Did you have anything resembling these, er, gadgets at home?

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