- Registration number
- Item name
- Food container
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Alice Springs region > Utopia
- Miss Jeannie Devitt
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1983
- Acquisition method
- by Miss Jeannie Devitt
- Raw material
- H: 240 mm W: 215 mm L: D: Circum:
Round metal container with handle, blackened on outer surface.
Billy can made 1980s used by women for collecting and boiling bush foods [Jeannie Devitt 1983].
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Strong Women Strong Painting Strong Culture: Indigenous Women’s art of the Central and Western Deserts from the Sims Dickson Collection and from the UQ Anthropology Museum Collection' curated by Deborah Sims and Matt Dickson in conjunction with the UQ Anthropology Museum, 29 August 2014 - January 2015.
Locality previously recorded as Utopia station.