Canning jar wax

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1965-1975

GUSN

GUSN-21258

Description

Paper box filled w/ solid chunks of white wac for sealing canning jars. Box is white w/ blue lettering and illustrations. 4 wax bars.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
cookware
paper (fiber product)
wax
Wax
Unidentified Paper
JAR, PRESERVING

Inscription

Printed on box [partial inscription]: ""GULF WAX/ HOUSEHOLD PARAFFIN WAX/ FOR CANNING, CANDLE MAKING AND MANY OTHER USES/ SPECIALTIES GULF OIL CORPORATION/ HOUSTON, TEXAS""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Gulf Oil Corporation (Maker)

Location of Origin

Houston, TX, USA

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 5.125 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4200

Places

Texas (United States)