Thresh disinfector

Made:
England

Thresh disinfector, a type of mobile steam boiler for disinfecting clothes and other articles, particularly during slum clearance campaigns and the First World War, patented by John Clough Thresh, a Medical Officer of Health, and manufactured by Summerscales Ltd, Keighley, England, c. 1905-1920

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Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Object Number:
1995-1633
status:
Permanent collection

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