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Catalog Number 2009.004.135
Object Name Model
Description Patent Model for Washing Machine, B. A. Williams, March 25, 1873. Wooden box with legs, top opens to reveal mechanical washing mechanism, scrubbers and mangle that folds out on right side. Top is inscribed "Victoria Combined Washer, Wringer, and Ironing table. Jacob Weaver, Jr, Pittsburge, PA." Patent no. 137161
Collection Industrial History
Date 1873
Dimensions H-4.5 W-8.5 D-5.5 inches
Search Terms Washing Machines
Patent Models