Icebox

(Larger version) ICEBOX Wood, zinc lining, insulation, metal fittings. Undated. This traditional upright timber cabinet, double-walled and insulated, with two doors. The block of ice was put into the top compartment and as it melted the water dripped to a tray underneath. At Queanbeyan Museum.

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Kitchen, Commandant’s House/Canarvon Hotel

Larger image From on-site panels: When the penal settlement closed in 1877, tourists flocked to the area. In 1885 Port Arthur was renamed Carnarvon and the Commandant's House converted into the Carnavon Hotel. Over the next 70 years it was used as a boarnding house and private residence. When this kitchen was added in 1854,...

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Rotafrig

I would like to find out more about these, but I haven't been able to other than the shelves rotate, and they seem to date from the 1930/40s period.

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