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Hills Hoist: The Iconic Rotary Clothesline that Shaped Suburban Australia - 99% Invisible
It has appeared on stamps and been featured in an Olympic ceremony, inspired works of fine art and comedic spoofs. This seemingly simple invention, the Hills Rotary Hoist (or simply “Hills Hoist”), is a fixture of the classic Australian Dream: a house on a quarter-acre lot with a big backyard, incomplete without a particular type of rotating clothesline. The