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Conservatory watering can

Watering cans are ideal for using in the garden, at home and in the conservatory. The first metal watering cans appeared in the late17th century after Lord Timothy George wrote the term watering can in his garden diary in 1692. This can was probably used for watering house plants. The decorative features may have been added for the benefit of an indoor setting.

Ref: 1999.645

Artist

Unknown

Materials

copper

Theme

Tools

Year

c.1950

Collection No:

1999.645