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"Twin-O-Matic" waffle iron, model 2060


Karl Ratliff ; Manning-Bowman & Co.


c. 1941 (designed 1937)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Twin-O-Matic' waffle iron, model 2060, Karl Ratliff      ;    Manning-Bowman & Co.
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Industrial Design | Chrome-plated steel, Bakelite, electrical components
Size: 8-3/4 x 12 x 11-3/16 in. (22.2 x 30.5 x 28.4 cm)
Creation Place: United States, Connecticut, Meriden
Culture: United States, Connecticut
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: "TRADE MARK "TWIN-O-MATIC" REGISTERED/MADE BY MANNING-BOWMAN & CO./MERIDEN, CONN., U.S. AMERICA/VOLTS 110-120/WATTS 1000/CATL. NO. 6060/USE ON ALTERNATING CURRENT ONLY/PAT. NO.'S. 1, 481, 021-1,540, 628-1,648, 335-2, 116, 688-2, 159, 068", on metal label,
Physical Description: circular base with rotatable disk-shaped baker, resting on brown bakelite supports; cover and bottom flip open to cook 2 waffles at once; temperature gauge on top
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Kathleen Bendel
Accession Number: 2001.84.2a,b
Artist: Karl Ratliff, American (dates unknown)
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American (dates unknown)

Artist: Manning-Bowman & Co., Meriden and Middletown, Connecticut, est. 1832
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Meriden and Middletown, Connecticut, est. 1832
Added to Site: February 28, 2009