Object ID 000180
Object Name Layton Co. Pure Lard
Object Desc Round based tin, with a metal handle. Metallic in color, orange label on front. Tappering sides, wider at top than base. Lid does not come off any longer.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000124
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 lard,Layton Co.,tins,cooking,cans,
Title Layton Co. Pure Lard
Description Layton Co. Guaranteed Pure Lard. 5 Lbs. From Selcted Corn fed Hoggd Kettle Choice Renderd. U.S. Inspected and Passed Under the Act of Congress of June 30, 1906.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The thin metal handle is 13 inches in length.
Place of Origin
Maker Layton Co.
Maker Details Milwaukee, WI Establishment Number 26. 1863 Layton & Co. was established, coinciding with the opening of their new slaughter and packing house.
Date FEB 3,2013
Assessor Katie Wells
Notes The lid is extremely rusted and there is also some sort of clear stain. Rusted spots over the body of the container. scratches and small spots plus a medium patch of exposed metal. bottom and handle rusted.