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Object ID 000100

Object Name Merck Milk Sugar container

Object Desc Brown cardboard Merck Milk Sugar container. Described on canister as "modified food safe for infants and adults". Distributed by Merck & Co., New York. Canister contains evaporated milk.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000106

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Merck & Company,beverages,milk,evaporated milk,

Title Merck Milk Sugar container

Description Brown cardboard cylinder. Milk Sugar manufactured by Merck&Co.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6.75

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The canister is 6.75 inches tall and is 4 inches wide at middle of canister.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Merck & Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000106



Date JAN 29,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Top of canister is rusted. Some fading and discoloration on the label. Pencil marking across upper portion of front label, looks like it can be easily removed. Orange sticker residue on bottom of can, looks like it can be removed


Date JAN 29,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 29,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin