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Revolving hats

A picture showing two men wearing hats with various contraptions on them.

Wellcome Library, London

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    Museum's Description
    • Nowadays, we have smartphones in our pockets that can do almost anything, but what about the days before such technology became so common? Would you have worn one of these revolving hats?

      Things to think about...
      • Can you think of anything today that, like the revolving hats, allows us to several activities at once? 
      • Do you think that the invention is presented in a serious way or as a joke? Why might you think that?
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