Story: Washing, cleaning and personal hygiene

Washing machine in a cupboard, 2013 (5th of 5)

Washing machine in a cupboard, 2013

Modern, fully automatic washing machines, which in most cases eliminate the need for separate soaking, rinsing and hand washing, can be fitted into smaller spaces, doing away with washhouses or laundries. In this Wellington home the washing machine is tucked into a narrow cupboard between a bedroom and the bathroom. 

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Photograph by Kerryn Pollock

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Washing, cleaning and personal hygiene - Washing clothes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40789/washing-machine-in-a-cupboard-2013 (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013