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Boiler - T. & C. Clark & Co., Iron, Four Gallon, England Object Reg. No: ST 030542

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Boiling Pot, Cauldron

Oval iron boiler with lid and handle, capacity four gallons (15 litres). Made by T. & C. Clark & Co., Wolverhampton, England.

T. & C. Clark & Company Limited was founded in 1795 by Thomas and Charles Clark. Based at Shakespeare Foundry, Wolverhampton, it became one of the largest foundries in the area.
Description:
Iron boiler, oval shape, with lid and swivel handle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from H. Johnson, 1978
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 27 cm (Height), 36 cm (Width), 43 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: cooking equipment, boilers, teapot
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Cooking
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Inscriptions: Marked "T. and C. Clark. Four Gallons."
Maker: T. & C. Clark, Wolverhampton, England, Great Britain
References: Information on T & C Clarke from http://www.localhistory.scit.wlv.ac.uk/Museum/metalware/Clark/ShakespeareFoundry.htm, accessed 18/10/12

Comments

mark Posted on 23 Jul 2014 4:48 PM
I have one similar to this, was just wondering the age of them if you know.
Discovery Centre Posted on 24 Jul 2014 4:22 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
We think it might be late 19th century or early 20th century. It may feature in one of the D&W Chandler catalogues from this period.

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