Miner's dipper used for feeding the mining cradle with water in alluvial gold mining in Victoria, 1850s.
Dipper consists of a shallow tin vessel fixed to a long handle.
Dipper consists of a deep dish-like tin vessel with straight tapered sides and a conical tube handle measuring 1500 mm. Vessel set at a 24 degree angle to a conical socket.
Transfer from National Museum of Victoria, 1871
Type of item
1650 mm (Length), 250 mm (Width), 250 mm (Height)
Approximate dimensions only. Includes both bowl and 1500 mm long handle.
380 mm (Length), 245 mm (Width), 150 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: measured sitting on the table
376 mm (Length), 244 mm (Width), 153 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation.