Summary

Alternative name: fridge, ice chest.
Wood and enamel refrigerator made in Australia, circa 1935. Slat frame construction with solid side, front and back panels on 4 legs. It is missing the refrigeration unit.

This is probably a Hallstrom, or similar, refrigerator. It has a channel top right, and a latch and handle that exactly mirror those of a Hallstrom in the National Museum of Australia's collection. Further, there is a mark on the lid where a label was once attached; the size and location exactly matches that of the refrigerator in the NMA collection.

Physical Description

A wood and enamel refrigerator. Slat frame construction with solid side, front and back panels. On 4 legs. TOP: Evidence of identifying tag applied centre front. Back, right a channel carved into unit and edge of lid. LID: 2 hinges at back. Remains of decorative logo upper middle (indecipherable). INTERIOR: white enamel. 2 ledges for shelves. Lid held open with a chain attached to unit middle left.

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