Victorian Gas Stove Advertisement ~1855

Apparatus for Heating, Cooking, and Ventilating by Gas.


Victorian Kitchen Stove Drawing 1855


Check out this baby! Decorative and functional! For those who need an endorsement, how about Her Majesty’s Royal Letters Patent?

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An apparatus worthy the attention of Men of Science, and the Culinary Art…

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Extra Credit for incorporating the word PERNICIOUS in an advertisement!

Source: Soyer’s Shilling Cookery for the People, 1855.

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4 thoughts on “Victorian Gas Stove Advertisement ~1855

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  1. We won’t hold them accountable to the pernicious rumors about oil secured in a hot pot on the stove top under full flame of gas.

    I’m cooking hamburgers on an oversized cookie sheet in the oven. :o)

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