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Coffee Grinder - Landers, Frary & Clark, circa 1905 Object Reg. No: SH 000839

Summary:
Metal coffee grinder, manufactured by Landers, Frary and Clark, New Britain, Connecticut, USA, circa 1905. It was brought to Australia by Vincenzo Candela and his wife Emanuela Nigro, when they migrated in 1920. The Candelas made much of their own food including homemade pasta, tomato sauce, wine, sausages and they roasted their own coffee. Items that could not be purchased in Australia were often ordered by mail from the Italian manufacturer. This was a practice common in both Italy and Australia. Vincenzo also received catalogues from Italy after his migration to Australia.
Description:
Metal coffee grinder, with wide funnel, to circular blade, turned by long metal leaver with a wooden handle. There is a G clamp to attach it to a bench.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 41.00 cm (Height), 16.00 cm (Width), 14.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: food drink preparation, italian communities, italian immigration, domestic equipment
Themes this item is part of: Candela Collection, Candela family, Italian Migrants, 1920, Vincenzo Candela, Italian Migrant, Photographer & Tailor, 1920, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: home wares
Inscriptions: Cast on body of grinder: LANDERS, FRARY & CLARK, NEW BRITAIN, CONN, U.S.A/ PAT. FEB. 14, 1905/ AUG. 31, 190(?)
Manufacturer: Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut, United States of America, circa 1905
User: Vincenzo Candela, Italy, circa 1905

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