Bottle Top - Ghellott Pty Ltd, Tomato Paste Making, circa 1920s-1940s Object Reg. No: SH 000841 4

Metal bottle top, used in the making of tomato paste by Vincenzo Candela and his wife Emanuela Nigro. The Candelas made much of their own food including homemade pasta, tomato sauce, wine, sausages and they roasted their own coffee.
Metal bottle top, lined with cork on the inside. Top painted in gold and black.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: food drink preparation, italian communities, italian immigration, food storage preservation, domestic appliances
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: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Food & Drink Preparation
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Inscriptions: GHELLOTT PTY. LTD. MELBOURNE (in black around outside) MINA (in black across center).
User: Vincenzo Candela, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920s-1940s

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