Bizarre & Outlandish Gadgets & Doohickeys: Used in Everyday Life-1851 to 1951

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Hundreds of 19th- and 20th-century curiosities and contraptions are catalogued in this amusing assembly of more than 1,000 images. The days from the first Great Industrial Exhibition of 1851 to the post-WWII Festival of Britain saw rapid technological advancement throughout the United Kingdom and elsewhere, and countless numbers of products, from the ingenious to the idiotic, appeared on the market. Twenty-two sections divided into time- and money-saving devices, kitchen utensils, gadgets for ladies and gentlemen, trains, ...

Bizarre & Outlandish Gadgets & Doohickeys: Used in Everyday Life-1851 to 1951 2016, Schiffer Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780764351327

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