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Miner's Bucket

From the Collection of Andrew Ross Museum Main Road (Opposite General Store) Kangaroo Ground Victoria

Description
Heavy leather bucket with iron reinforcing and handle. Panels are stitched and joined with thonging Ironwork is hand-forged and rivetted in place.
Object Registration
1326
Historical information
Dates from gold-mining period in Queenstown (St. Andrews) Caledonian Diggings. Used for lift ore to the surface by windlass in small-scale shaft mines.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM