Toaster

Silver-plated metal toaster with detachable wire, metal plate with Dupuis Frères logo on one side. Cardboard sales label still attached.

  • Accession Number 2021.02.OBJ.14.1-3
  • Date 1926 c
  • Materials cardboard, fiber, metal, plastic, wood
  • Measurements 17,5 x 21,7 x 11 cm
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Historical context

Long toasting forks, toasting racks or metal structures are all good ways of toasting bread on the stove. In 1893, Scotsman Alan MacMaster changed all that by inventing the electric toaster. Of course, it wasn’t until electricity was widespread enough in the home that this invention became more accessible. Even so, it was General Electric’s famous D-12 model, from 1909, that launched the commercial success of this small applia...

  • Accession Number 2021.02.OBJ.14.1-3
  • Date 1926 c
  • Materials cardboard, fiber, metal, plastic, wood
  • Measurements 17,5 x 21,7 x 11 cm
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© Collection Pointe-à-Callière, Frédéric Cloutier fonds,2021.002.OBJ.014.1-3
Photo by Louis-Etienne Dore

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