Seeing is believing: the power of demonstrations

REO demonstrations were conducted in a variety of ways:

 

Mobile Kitchenmobile kitchens and exhibitions
meant that demonstrations could be experienced all over Ireland.

 

thumb-voluntarycooking demonstrations
to show the convenience of the electric oven. Dishes were shared among the audience members to show that the proof really was in the pudding.

 

DSC_0112targeted demonstrations
to illustrate the benefits of electricity to specific audiences, such as tradesmen and small businesses.

 

Demonstrations_August 22nd 1957open-air demonstrations
where the locals were invited to try a range of appliances, for instance, to do their laundry to test the washing machine.

 

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