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Mould for a Tupperware container, 1965.
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Title
Mould for a Tupperware container, 1965.
Single Impression mould used in the injection moulding of a
Work Type
Plastics and Modern Materials
Date
1965-1970
Location
Harrow
Material
polyethylene (polythene); steel (metal)
Measurements
overall: 1050 mm x 740 mm x 470 mm, Wt. 970kg
Description
Single Impression mould used in the injection moulding of a Tupperware "Mix-n-stor" container. Late 1960s. Provided with an example of the plastic jug injected in the mould.; Single Impression mould used in the injection moulding of a Tupperware "Mix-n-stor" container. Late 1960s.; During the Second World War, the British-invented polythene was used extensively for military purposes. After 1945 it found various other applications, including the development of Tupperware - a range of kitchen containers featuring a patented seal - by the American engineer Earl Silan Tupper. Tupperware became enormously popular after Tupper's marketing genius Brownie Wise developed the idea of 'party plan' selling.
ID Number
co9738
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1985_0201__0011_.jpg
SSID
26432095

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