Object ID 001063
Object Name Home Service Cleanser canister
Object Desc This small yellow can dipicts a woman cleaning a bathroom. The top of the can says "Home Service" while underneath the picture says "Cleanser" as well as "The Cleanser of Cleansers"
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000936
General Category History
Category Cleaning Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date NOV 7,2013
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Allen B. Wrisley Co.,bathrooms,cleaning,
Title Home Service Cleanser
Description This can in yellow, and depicts a woman cleaning her bathroom. On one side it states "Cleanser of Cleansers" underneath the picture, while on the other side it says "The Housewife's Friend" on the other. In red lettering on the top it says "Home Service" and underneath "Cleanser." It also has the company name "Allen B. Wrisley Co. Chicago, U.S.A"
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Dimension Details CMY936 is a circular can which is 5" tall and is 3" across.
Place of Origin
Maker Allen B. Wrisley Co.
Maker Details From Chicago Illinois, this company would appear to have been roaring in the 1920's.
Date NOV 8,2013
Assessor Emily Piekarz
Notes Can's label is in good condition, the top is a little rusty, but the can is unopened and still has all its contents.