Whalers' trypot; RM127


Russell Museum Te Whare Taonga o Kororareka


Whalers' trypot

About this object

Iron, 90cm diameter, 70cm deep, round with 2 flattened sides, 2 handles. Trypots came in all sizes, some larger and others smaller than this. The flat sides enabled them to be placed closer together (sometimes bolted together) to save space and firing.


Museum Collection

Credit Line

Presented by Thompson Davis

Object Type

Pot, Try, Fishing & Trapping T&E, T&E For Materials

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