frying pan (pan (food processing & storage))

Frying pan made of copper and iron. The pan is large and round with copper plating on the outside and iron inside. The handle made from a T-shaped piece of iron. The cross has three iron rivets securing it to the pan, after the cross bar the handle then extends up and has an elbow to make the handle almost flat. At the tip of the handle there is a key hole shaped hole, probably for suspension. There is an inscription of "R.P." on the side of the pan, near the handle and a mark on the base, possibly the makers mark.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: enquiry@horniman.ac.uk