Doll's house vacuum cleaner
Dolls' houses and furnishings
Wood, metal, sheepskin and fabric
Broom - 85 mm (length); 20 mm (width), Sweeper - 80 mm (length); 25 mm (width), Hoover - 25 mm (width); 115 mm (height)
Place of origin
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National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
Doll's house size cleaning equipment (contents of Mrs Harvey's doll's house, inventory number - 665940). On display - carpet sweeper and broom. There is a wooden ewbank style carpet sweeper painted brown with red painted wheels, a metal bracket attaching the long handle. A metal Hoover, model 262 cleaner with a yellow base, a brown handle and a red fabric bag. Finally, a pale blue broom with sheepskin 'bristles'. Total number of items is 3.
Donated to the Museum of Childhood by Mrs T Harvey in 1985.
Marks and inscriptions
On the base of the Hoover: 'MADE IN ENGLAND/ No33725/ 4A/ HOOVERmodel 262/ DCA/ COPYRIGHT DESIGN'