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Nu-Way pulley clothesline

Significance 

Double Service Clothes-line Pulleys Ltd. of Vancouver contributed their Nu-Way model to the plethora of pulley clotheslines on Vancouver back porches. Pulley clotheslines make use of the shape of the standard Vancouver house lot – narrow but deep. Housekeepers could reel in freshly dried laundry without the need to venture into the backyard. This pulley set, brackets, and clotheline tracks are in the original box.

Date Range 
c. 1920 - 1940
Place of Manufacture 
Manufactured by Double Service Clothes-line Pulley Ltd.
Dimensions 
32.4 cm high, 41.5 cm wide
Museum Location 
Storage
Catalog Number 
H980.33.1a-j
Donor 
Norman Thompson