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Furphy Water Cart

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Furphy water cart, unpainted with traces of red on embossed end
Object Registration
0186
Keywords
farm machinery, water, furphy cart, horse drawn
Historical information
Furphy carts were an important item in Australian agriculture, leading to the addition of the word "furphy" a misleading rumour (originally as spread from gossip around the water cart).
When Made
1929
Made By
Furphy and Sons
Inscriptions & Markings
On side of tank in black paint "CHRURCILL ISLAND"

Embossed on end: Furphy water cart; makers Furphy & Sons, Shepparton and other inscriptions.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM