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Object Name Can, Milk
Catalog Number 1993.8.87
Maker OKO
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Galvanized steel; copper
Dimensions H-19.5 Dia-11 inches
Description This is a glavanized steel cream can. It has a raised bottom, two stamped steel handles welded onto the shoulders beneath the neck, a flared mouth, and a locking cap with a handle. There are two holes in the sides of the cap. It has two steel loops welded to the outside of the mouth. There is a copper owners tag soldered to the shoulder.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People OKO
Nelson County
Mattingly, Lewis E.
Subjects Milk
Milk cans
Milk industry
Dairy farming
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS