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Catalog Number 1974.356
Description Milk Can, c. 1920s-1950s. Steel Milk Can has a cylindrical body that tapers inward to a narrower cylindrical spout. Spout has a curved lip. There is a handle soldered to spout and base of angled section of body. A chain is mounted to hole top inside curve of handle and also to hole in handle of lid. Lid has a cylindrical body that rests inside neck of can and a wider top that tapers inward on sides. Horizontal handle is soldered to tapered sides of lid. Embossed on side of can is "MEADOW GLEN D / SF."
Object Name Can, Milk
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Milk Can, c. 1920s-1950s
Date c. 1920s - 1950s
Creator Meadow Glen, SF
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "MEADOW GLEN D / SF" (embossed on side)
Dimensions H-13.5 W-8 D-6 inches
Search Terms Containers
Dairy Equipment
Dairy farming
Dairy Industry
Milk Cans
Subjects Containers
Dairy farming