Hairdryer and vanity case: 20th century

Ormond Engineering Company Ltd

 
Hairdryer and vanity case: 20th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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This Bakelite Ormond electric hairdryer was bought by the donor from a flea market in New Zealand. It was made in Clerkenwell, London, by the Ormond Engineering Company Ltd. The dryer may have been made specifically for export to New Zealand, or taken into the country by someone emigrating from England. The Bakelite vanity case, to contain the hairdryer, has a hinged lid with a rough, textured decorative finish, and a steel clasp.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1935 AD - 1955 AD
Image Number
 
004053

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