Cast iron tea kettle (a: base; b: lid) used by the George Washington Bush family, 1840-1855 on the overland trip to the Pacific Northwest. Pot is round with flat base, sides divided into two with widest area at center. Large curved spout has notched sides. Raised rim edge holds round lid with hexagonal shape around finial. Large C shaped handle extends from back of spout to back of pot top.


Creation Date: 1840-1855

Catalog ID: C1941.7.24

Object Types: teakettle

Dimensions: Height 7.25 in . Length 11.875 in . Width 8 in Note: (diameter of pot)

Related Subjects: George Washington Bush Oregon Trail Olympia, WT Washington Territory pioneer African Americans in Washington Territory Serving Vessels Bush family