Tumble action barrel-type butter churn, hand-operated. Made by Peter Bey of Talbot, Victoria, about 1888. This churn can also be used an example of the kinds of machinery and latest innovations on display in the Eastern Permanent Machinery Annexe, at the 1888 Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition.

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Tumble action barrel-type butter churn mounted in a wooden frame with four legs. Hand-operated. Barrel is 610 mm long and 533 mm in diameter. Removable panel to allow filling and inspection.

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