Please do not reproduce without permission from Puke Ariki.
Contact images@pukeariki.com for more information. Order images online here.

Object Detail


A large black cast iron whaling tripot on three legs.
Media/Materials
Production Date
Circa 1830s
Subject Category
Credit Line
This tripot was used at either Dicky Barrett's or Richard Brown's New Plymouth whaling station in the 1840s. It is designed to take whale oil which was melted in another tripot that was encased in a brick oven.
Accession No
A61.932

 Share


Can you help us? Click ‘Add Comment’ to share names, details and stories to help enrich the collection.


Be the first to comment.