Electric hairbrush

Made:
1896-1900 in England and London
Case for Klein's electric hairbrush, late 1890s Klein's electric hairbrush, late 1890s

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Case for Klein's electric hairbrush, late 1890s
Science Museum Group Collection
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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

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