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MAKING THE MODERN WORLD
Stories about the lives we've made

Everyday Life:Home

Domestic gadgets have transformed the home. Do 'labour-saving' devices save labour, or make more? Is television a social glue bringing people together in the private world of the home or does it keep us apart?

Bottle-shaped pewter male ... Female urinal, European, 1... Glass, bottle-shaped femal... Glazed white porcelain tea... Horn tumbler with silver s... Earthenware teapot, Japane...
cutthroat razor, 1750-1850 Glass female urinal, c.175... Hand spectacles, 1780-1850 Creamware plate, c.1790 Creamware plate, English, ... Horn spoon, European, c.18...