Object of the Day

Beamish’s collections team see a lot of hair-care products come through the door, but it’s not often that a hairdryer arrives complete with box and a wide range of accessories!

GS 169-2015.6

GS 169-2015.6

This 1970s Hoover Hair Dryer & Manicure set used one power unit to dry the user’s hair while simultaneously offering a nail manicure (the unit even had a shoulder strap for drying on the move! – well, within range of a plug anyway…)

GS 196-2015.6 Contents of the hairdryer set, showing power unit, flexible hose and drying cap, and assortment of combs and manicure tools.

GS 196-2015.6
Contents of the hairdryer set, showing power unit, flexible hose and drying cap, and assortment of combs and manicure tools.

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