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User Manual - Charles Hope Ltd, 'Cold Flame' Kerosene Domestic Refrigerator, circa 1950 Reg. No: TL 027504
- Thirty two page booklet dating from 1940-50s, advertising the Charles Hope kerosene refrigerator (fridge), titled 'Instructions for the Installation, Operation and Maintenance of the Charles Hope Cold Flame Refrigerator... with Recipes'. The brochure was printed and distributed in Australia by Charles Hope Ltd and Charles Industries Pty Ltd. Charles Hope refrigerators were made in Brisbane.
The brochure includes instructions for installing, starting, regulating temperature, defrosting and maintaining the kerosene powered model of refrigerator. These instructions feature black and white illustrations as well as text. There is also information on the design and construction of this refrigerator. The bulk of this brochure is devoted to recipes for food that has components that require refrigeration - including desserts, iced drinks, ice cream, salads, salad dressings, jellied meats and fish, and sandwich fillings. There are also several blank pages for customers to write down their own recipes.
- Thirty two page booklet with colour cover. Inside pages are white, with black text and feature coloured illustrations of recipes. The Charles Hope logo is also tinted pink.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected from Ms Fiona Kinsey - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions
|Dimensions:||240 mm (Height), 180 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||electric household appliances, refrigerators domestic, grosley shelvedor fridge, kerosene refrigerators|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Food & Drink Preservation|
|Tertiary Classification:||appliances - electric|
|Primary Subject:||Kerosene Refrigerators|
|Publication Date:||1950 circa|
|Cover Title:||'INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE CHARLES HOPE COLD FLAME REFRIGERATOR ... WITH RECIPES'|
|Inscriptions:||Inside, page 1, black ink, handwritten: "Mrs. J. Williams / 14 Stephen St"|
|Publication Types:||Repair Manual; User Manual|
|Printing Types:||Full Colour|
|Illustration Types:||Black & White; Photographs; Line Drawings; Colour; Instructional Drawings|
|Page Size Format:||180 x 240|
|Number of Pages:||30|
|Manufacturer/Distributor:||Hope, Charles, Ltd|