Iron - two parts ; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.241


Iron - two parts

About this object

Two part laundry iron recently lacquered. a. Base cast iron, boat shaped 11cm by 9cm by 5cm. Embossed on top ENTERPRISE No. 55. The rest is undecipherable. b. Wood & metal clip-on handle. Engraved PATENT MAY 19 1896 Spring loaded clip. (This latter now unreadable, but as recorded in original entry)


Unknown maker

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Sates, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Medium and Materials

Cast iron base, wooden handle

Inscription and Marks

'ENTERPRISE No. 55' is embossed on top of base. The rest is undecipherable. Engraved 'PATENT MAY 19 1896' engraved on handle.


H 130mm x L 170mm x W 90mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Laundry equipment

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic chattels

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Laundry equipment

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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