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Object Timeline

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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Hotpoint Electric Toaster

This is a electric toaster. It was designed by Raymond E. Patten and manufactured by Edison General Electric Appliance Co. Inc.. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is metal, chromium, bakelite (tm), cord (fiber product). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

  • Toast Rack Toast Rack
  • silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Margery and Edgar Masinter and from General....
  • 2002-22-1

Its dimensions are

H: 17.8 x W: 19.5 x D: 14.5 cm (7 x 7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Hotpoint Electric Toaster; Designed by Raymond E. Patten (American, 1897 – 1948); USA; metal, chromium, bakelite (tm), cord (fiber product); H: 17.8 x W: 19.5 x D: 14.5 cm (7 x 7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1993-150-37

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