Lurelle Guild (American, 1898-1985). <em>Vacuum Cleaner</em>, ca. 1937. Chromed, polished and enameled steel; cast aluminum; vinyl; rubber, 8 1/2 x 23 x 7 3/4 in.  (21.6 x 58.4 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Fifty/50, 86.15a-f. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.15a-f_SL3.jpg)

Vacuum Cleaner

Artist:Lurelle GuildElectrolux Corporation

Medium: Chromed, polished and enameled steel; cast aluminum; vinyl; rubber

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Dates:ca. 1937

Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 23 x 7 3/4 in. (21.6 x 58.4 x 19.7 cm)

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Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

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Accession Number: 86.15a-f

Image: 86.15a-f_SL3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Canister-type vacuum cleaner with blue body (vinyl-covered on top, enameled on bottom), raised on a pair of polished steel runners; one end of canister chromed steel, the other cast aluminum. Rubber handle. Model 30. Parts are sub lettered as follows: (a) body; (b) hose; (c) upper chrome tube; (d) chrome tube with brush attachment; (e) brush attachment; (f) electrical cord. CONDITION: Worn from use with scratching, pitting, and minor dents to all surfaces.

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