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
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Canister is 5.75 inches high, 3.75 inces wide, and 3 inches deep.
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.
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.