Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
Wow. It looks quite small when you see the long neck in there. Also fridges have gone back to the fridge up top, freezer on the bottom style.
Second thought. The whole bottom part is the motor. I can see an Ice shelf kind of top middle like they have in bar fridges.
From April 1946 ...
... Also announced by Mr. Hooke was A.W.A.'s venture into refrigeration, and also that the new A.W.A. electric and kerosene operated refrigerators 1 would be available within a few weeks, Models were on display and greatly impressed the visiting distributors. ...
See - trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/263385318
Why has she put canned food in the 'fridge ?!