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Object ID 000102

Object Name Carnation Malted Milk canister

Object Desc Small, rectangular red and white Carnation Malted Milk canister. Manufactured by Carnation Co. in Milwaukee, WI

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000108

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 malted milk,Carnation Company,tins,beverages,

Title Carnation Malted Milk canister

Description Red and white metal Carnation Malted Milk canister. Rectangular in shape with a screw-top lid.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.75

Length 0

Width 3.75

Depth 3

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister is 5.75 inches high, 3.75 inces wide, and 3 inches deep.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Carnation Company

Maker Details E. A. Stuart founded the company in 1899. In 1911, he purchased a dairy storage facility in Chilton, WI. In 1985, Nestle purchased the Carnation Company.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000108



Date JAN 29,2013

Summary Vey Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Some rust along edges of canister. Number (1-19) scratched into top of both front and back labels. Some small scratches and nicks along the sides of canister.