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Hill's hoist in the desert
Title : Hill's hoist in the desert Hill's hoist in the desert
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Creator : Moore, Brian, photographer
Date of creation : 2003
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 35 mm slide
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Hills Hoist (rotary clothes line) at the shearers' quarters at Paney Station (located within the Gawler Ranges National Park).

The Hills Hoist was developed by Lance Hill in the backyard of his suburban Adelaide home in 1945. Hill's rotary clothesline, with the benefits that it could hold more washing and could be lowered and raised to catch the breeze, was soon a hit with his friends and associates. The Hills Hoist is now exported all over the world and has become an Australian cultural icon.

Related names :

Hills Industries

Coverage year : 2003
Place : Gawler Ranges
Region : Eyre Peninsula and Far West Coast
Further reading :
Port, Leo with Brian Murray. Australian inventors, Stanmore, NSW: Cassell Australia, 1978
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