From the Collection of Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum 151 Melbourne St, Mulwala NSW
- Metal box construction with fly wire covering on all 4 sides. Has three shelves
- 52 cm wide 38 cm deep 95 cm high
- This safe came from the property “Fairview” Tungamah. Victoria. Fairview was owned and farmed by Charles and Nellie Nunn. The safe is at least 100 yrs old and served the family of parents and 12 children well by keeping food cool in the blazing summer days.
Beverley Long(McFarlane) remembers it on the farmhouse verandah of her grandparents property near the dairy where fresh milk was separated to produce cream and butter..it cooled meats, and dairy products by strips of hessian kept wet by water stored in the top tank, hanging down around the safe.
- More than 100yrs ago
- More than 100 years old
- 30 Aug 2019 at 2:23PM