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vacuum cleaner
Date Made/Found: 1960-1969
Material and Medium: metal, plastic
Dimensions: Overall: 355 x 370mm (14 x 14 9/16in.) - hoover Overall: 195 x 335mm (7 11/16 x 13 3/16in.) - pack of cleaner bags
Department: Social History
Accession Number: 2009.281
This Hoover Constellation vacuum cleaner was originally designed in the 1950s and inspired by ideas about space travel. The exhaust air came out underneath the base and was meant to make it glide along the floor like a hovercraft to make cleaning easier.
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