Carpet Sweeper [Ewbank Success]

Circa 1920
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Production Date
Circa 1920
Description
Carpet sweeper, Ewbank Success, approximately 1920s. Long cylindrical wooden handle which screws into metal bracket connecting it to the base unit. Base unit is wooden cased with four wheels. In between the wheels is a central axle with bristles oriented in a spiraling pattern, this axle turns as the wheels move. Has a crest on the face of the box and rubber around the corners of the metal arms.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Signature/Marks and Type
BRITISH MANUFACTURE / Ewbank / SUCCESS Printed
EWBANK PATENT BALL BEARING / 23610 18397 Embossed
Accession No
1974.68
Credit Line
Circa 1920. Carpet Sweeper [Ewbank Success], 1974.68. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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