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Coffee Roaster - Metal, circa 1920s Reg. No: SH 000850
- Metal coffee roaster, it was either brought to Australia by Vincenzo Candela and his wife Emanuela Nigro or purchased here, 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.
- Iron coffee roaster with internal drum, hinged lid and handle for rotating drum. The handle is covered in black plastic.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Tertiary Classification:||home wares|
|User:||Vincenzo Candela, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1920s|
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