Gas Iron

Strause Gas Iron Company, Manufacturer;  James Keith & Blackman Co., Manufacturer; 


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Maker and Role
Strause Gas Iron Company, Manufacturer
James Keith & Blackman Co., Manufacturer
Description
2 x Gas irons.
Iron one has an elliptical metal base with 12 small holes around the bottom edge. Top plate with wooden handle which hinges open to reveal gas burner tube inside. At the end of the iron is a metal pipe connected to a flexible gas hose with rubber joints at the ends. Made by Strause Gas Iron Company.
Iron two has a curved triangular metal base with 12 slots cut out of the bottom edge. Top plate has two curved metal rods attached which hold a black wooden handle. The gas pipe fitting protrudes from the side. Made by James Keith and Blackman Co.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
DOUBLE POINT / "IWANTU" / COMFORT GAS IRON / STRAUSE GAS IRON Co. PHILA, PA. Maker's Plate
JAMES KEITH & BLACKMAN Co. Ltd. Embossed
Accession No
1989.13.3
Credit Line
<C> Strause Gas Iron Company et al. Gas Iron, 1989.13.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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