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Butter Churn

From the Collection of Learmonth and District Historical Society 326 High Street Learmonth Victoria

Description
A large round wheel made of wood with an iron rim and a wooden paddle turned by a handle.It is on a square wooden stand.
Size
80 cms W x 107 cms H.
Object Registration
128/16
Keywords
1800'sbutter churn.food preparation
Historical information
Very little is known about this particular Butter Churn. It may have been used by a local dairy farmer.
When Made
Circa late 1800's
Made By
Cherry and Sons. (Food preparation Equipment.)
Significance
an example of early butter churns (wooden) used around the late 1800's by dairy farmers.
Inscriptions & Markings
Cherry and Sons.Gisborne Victoria
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM