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Electric Heater

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1995F204.1
Collection:Social History
Date:1930 - 1940

Maker Information

Manufacturer:Servis - View history

Notes

C R Belling & Co introduced their first electric heater in 1912. Electricity was still in its infancy and was not only expensive but electric power stations could not support the growing number of users. It was not until the 1930's, when this heater was produced by Servis, that electricity seriously began to compete with gas and coal.


Further Information

Production Period:20th century
School/Style:Art Deco
Material(s):Enamel
Place of Origin:Birmingham, England

Dimensions

Height:36.5 cm
Width:35 cm
Depth:12 cm