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Dutch oven

Object Number: 
1897
Date: 
1790-1810
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 48.9 x 40 cm )
Marks: 
written: on tag: "Presented by Dr. Adelaide Mills May 26, 1832" written: on tag: "Dutch Oven [underlined]/used by the great aunt of/donor about 1800-1825,/at Stapleton, Staten Island."
Description: 
Sheet iron reflecting oven (or "tin kitchen" or Dutch oven) with domed top, hinged door with stamped molding, two handles riveted beneath door and two handles riveted above door, and wrought iron spit.
Gallery Label: 
According to tags found with this object, this Dutch oven was used by the donor's great-aunt about 1800-1825 at Stapleton, Staten Island. It was presented to the Society by Dr. Adelaide Mills on May 26, 1932.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Adelaide Mills, 1932
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group