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

Object Detail


A brass tea urn. It has two wooden side handles, a tap at the front and a chimney at the top. There are Cyrillic letters impressed on top of the main body which read "BADASHEVB 1."
Media/Materials
Collection
Credit Line
The urn was used in the Officer's Mess at the Marsland Hill barracks in New Plymouth. Although nothing more is known about it, it may have arrived here from Crimea, as some troops who fought in the Taranaki Wars also fought in Crimea against the Russians.
Accession No
A80.471

 Share


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


Be the first to comment.