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Title Westinghouse Electric Fan
Catalog Number CVHM-2008.26
Description Fan, electric, large table model which oscillated. Marked "WESTINGHOUSE" on front. On back plate is "Style # 16873-A / Serial LB" Also states "Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg E. Springfield Works Springfield Mass . Black color, base is corroded and rusty. Found during spring clean-up 2008.

Westinghouse maintained a large manufacturing plant in Springfield making a variety of electronic products. Electric fans, like this one, were a very popular product in the 1920s in an era before modern air-conditioners.
Artist Westinghouse Electric Company
Object Name Fan, Electric
Dimensions H-23 W-17 D-12 inches
Credit line Transfer from Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Art
Museum Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History
On Exhibit Yes, Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History