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Hanging meat safe
Hanging meat safe
Objects
Extent:
1 item : Light metal ; H 53cm Diam 35cm.
Notes:
C1900 Cylindrical in shape with perforated sides.Hook at top for hanging purposes.The meat safe was usually hung on a tree branch by the ring at the top. Water was poured into the circular container below and this kept flies and ants off the food. Used by early settlers.
Shelving notes:
\\ DK AL.88.23
Language:
English
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