Solar-powered cooker, built in 1953

Made:
1953-1962 in Bombay

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Solar-powered cooker with cast iron base, aluminium reflector and wire -mesh cooking stand, designed by the National Physical Laboratory of I ndia in 1953 for use in remote settlements, made by Devidayal Metal In dustries, Bombay, 1953-1962

Details

Category:
Domestic Appliances
Object Number:
1962-231
Materials:
base, iron (cast), reflector, aluminium
type:
solar cooker
credit:
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India.

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