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Kitchen ladle. The ladle or strainer has a long slender iron stem, widening towards the top, with a rounded terminal end with a hole in the centre. The perforated brass bowl is affixed to the iron handle with three copper rivets.

Brought to Nelson in 1842 on the Thomas Harrison (ship) by John and Phoebe Horton (nee Curtis).
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0 - Whole = Height x Width x Length (mm) = 115 x 195 x 725mm
Accession number
A951
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Kitchen utensil, brass. Nelson Provincial Museum: A951

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John Horton (1815-1890) and his wife Phoebe Horton (1824-1903) (nee Curtis) came from Oxhill, Warwickshire. They had their first child Ann Maria in 1842 on the boat. They had 12 children. Their sons Stephen, Jonathan and John have photos in the Nelson Provincial Museum collection.

- Sharon Cornwall

Posted on 31-03-2018 04:31:34