Milk can

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1900-1991 ?

GUSN

GUSN-10070

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

Descriptive Terms

milk cans
cookware
metal
piercing
soldering
Soldered
Unidentified Metal
Pierced
CAN, MILK

Inscription

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.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

19.5 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.223.2