Bizarre & Outlandish Gadgets & Doohickeys: Used in Everyday Life - 1851 to 1951

Bizarre & Outlandish Gadgets & Doohickeys: Used in Everyday Life - 1851 to 1951

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Hundreds of 19th- and 20th-century curiosities and contraptions are cataloged in this amusing assembly of more than 1,000 images.

The days from the first Great Industrial Exhibition of 1851 to the post-WWII Festival of Britain saw rapid technological advancement throughout the United Kingdom and elsewhere, and countless numbers of products, from the ingenious to the idiotic, appeared on the market.

Hardcover, 8½" x 11", color, 318 pages.