10 Victorian Inventions That Never Quite Took Off

This is a nice little article to have a nose at if you’ve got five minutes to kill before bed.

‘Flops from a “knife and fork cleaner” to a “cholera belt” provide a curious look at life in 19th century England’

My personal favourite is possibly the oyster opener – because haven’t we all just been dying for a solution to that particular problem!


Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/10-victorian-inventions-never-quite-took-180953865/#yGxFVUo84Ct22Khh.99

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