Lightweight enamel cooking pot in the form of a metal bucket, commonly used for boiling water, making tea/coffee or cooking over a campfire, or to carry water. These utensils are more commonly known simply as a billy or occasionally as a billy can.
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max dimension: 315mm
subject area: Social Science
specific themes: Cooking, camping, history
handling collection number: HC261
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