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Milk can

Description

Galvanized metal cylindrical container with tapered shoulder and cylindrical neck; stepped and fixed lid over-extending rim, pierced twice; slightly inset base with indented and cut-out oval area for a spigot; applied band around shoulder and two applied tubular metal handles in rectangular shape; two applied metal 'clips' below lid

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991 ?
Inscriptions
Impressed on side: H.P. Hood & Sons 61 Incised on top: Hood [centre] han[down arrow]dle [near side] Label on top: Parcel Post Contents: Merchandise Return Requested from ""Mortimer W. Bond/ 19 Lake Ave./ Melrose, Ma./ 02176-2701"" to ""Mrs. E.H. McAfoos/ Sherborn, Ma./ 10770"" Tag on handle: ""M W Bond/ 135 Tripps Ave./ E Prov R.I.""
Material
metal
piercing
soldering
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CAN, MILK
cookware
metal
milk cans
Pierced
piercing
Soldered
soldering
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
19.5 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.223.2
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10070

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