Alternative name: Bachelor's stove.

Portable gas 'Elgin Grill iron stove manufactured by Fletcher Russell & Co. Ltd in England. The company name is cast along the top edge of the front and sides of the stove; the brand is cast on the top.

The stove was found underneath a house in Carlton.

Physical Description

Gas portable iron stove with additional hotplate at the side. TOP: hotplate hinged at back. Stylized Gothic arch motif with raised rests for placing cooking pot. 2 removable panels to control heat dispersal visible from top. Model name cast along front edge. To right, circular hotplate. FRONT: company name cast along top. Aside this, lever to control heat level. DOOR: width of oven, spherical handle upper centre. INTERIOR: 3 cast brackets for shelving. Tray with two wire shelves. Further corrugated iron shelf. Open base, along edges regularly pierced holes. SIDES: Left: cast badge with maker's details. Right: 2 pipes providing fuel to burner, with 2 key mechanisms at base. Cast text on outer pipe. Case badge with maker's details on side panel. BACK: solid iron.

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