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Object ID 000118

Object Name Karo Syrup can

Object Desc Blue and white Karo Syrup metal tin, with a thin metal handle. round base. writing in blue within white circle, surrounded by blue. Otherwise writing in whte on blue surface.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000126

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 Karo Syrup,corn syrup,Corn Products Refining Company,tins,baking,cans,

Title Karo Syrup can

Description Blue and white metal Karo Syrup can. can hold 10-lbs.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8

Length 0

Width 7

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Can is 8 inches tall and 7 inches across at middle of can

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Corn Refining Co.

Maker Details Manufactured by Corn Products Refining Co. in NY and Chicago, IL. Company opened in1903. Customers would take their own syrup bottles to the grocery stores to be refilled.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000126



Date JAN 30,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Some discoloration on label. Small tears along bottom edge of label. Some rusting on surface of can.