Electric hairbrush

Made:
1896-1900 in England and London

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Case for Klein's electric hairbrush, late 1890s
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Klein's electric hairbrush, late 1890s
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Klein's electric hairbrush, late 1890s, in leather-cloth case with velvet lining

On display

Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

If you are visiting to see this object, please contact us in advance to make sure that it will be on display.

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A199016
Materials:
bristles: either natural hair or rubber and metal, brush frame: ebony, case,: black leathercloth, red velvet, fittings: ebony and nickel-plated brass and metal connectors
Measurements:
brush: 37 mm x 240 mm x 90 mm, ,
box (closed): 60 mm x 256 mm x 110 mm, .46 kg
type:
hairbrushes klein; electric, therapeutics (electrotherapy), electrotherapy, klein, electric and hairbrushes
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

View manifest in IIIF viewer

Add to Animal Crossing Art Generator

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.