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Pasta Maker - Italian, circa 1920s Object Reg. No: SH 000297

Summary:
Pasta Maker probably brought out from Italy in 1927 by Rosa Cavedon. The Cavedon family owned a tobacco and dairy farm at Eurobin, Victoria. In 1963 they began farming Angus beef cattle instead of dairy cattle, they also cultivated peppermint from 1991 and farmed emus from 1993. The farm was sold in 1998.

Remigio Cavedon emigrated to Australia from Italy arriving in 1924 aboard the ship Palermo. He worked in Melbourne for three years and later settled near Myrtleford where he established a tobacco farm in 1928 in Eurobin. His wife Rosa [nee Bettale] and their three children Maria Giacinta, Giovanni Costante and Gino migrated to join him in 1927. Two other children, Deni and Nelli Elda were born at Bright, Victoria. Giovanni Costante married Olga Andreetta in 1948.
Description:
Metal and wooden pasta maker consisting of a pasta moulding unit and wooden stand, detachable handle and plastic container of pasta moulds. The pasta moulding unit consists of a long metal tube which has a rim at one end, to hold the pasta moulds, and a long screw-down press at the other. The unit is attached by two bolts to a rectangular piece of timber Detachable handle with a tapered wooden knob at each end and a square shaped hole in the centre to attach it to the pasta moulding unit. Clear plastic container with red lid containing seven metal pasta moulds. The container previously held stock cubes.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr & Mrs Cavedon, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 52.00 cm (Height), 39.50 cm (Width), 47.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: food drink preparation, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: food & drink preparation
Inscriptions: Cast into side of press: 3 Moulded into lid of plastic container: Continental/ BRAND
Place & Date Made: Italy, circa 1920s
Place & Date Used: Eurobin, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1950s

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