Photograph 7427194
an Australian feature - Migrants from Britain and Continental Europe find a local invention a useful and ornamental feature of their new homes in Australia. It is a rotary clothes hoist used to dry clothes on laundry days in nine of every ten new homes in Australia. It has replaced the old fashioned clothes line stretching across the backyard or garden, and because it rotates automatically in the slightest breeze it dries clothes more quickly. A winding handle to lower and lift the clothes line and concentration of the line in a small area saves unnecessary stretching and walking. Using any of the four strands of clothes hanging space, Miss Babarczi pegs out the wash

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A12111, 1/1959/21/9
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