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Object ID 001391

Object Name Thompson's Malted Milk canister

Object Desc Rounded, aluminum canister with lid. Embossed on two sides with company logo.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001875a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range 1930s

End Year Range 1950s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords malted milk,beverages,Thompson's Malted Milk,soda fountains,milk,canisters,tins,

Title Thompson's Malted Milk canister

Description Round, metal canister with lid. A- lid has knob-like handle. B- canister has embossed logo on two sides. logo is painted red and green. "Thompson's / 'Double Malted' / Malted Milk"


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6.5

Circumference 21

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details dimensions include lid

Quantity 0



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Image Caption CMY1875a-b



Date FEB 4,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes A- top of knob is dented and one side has a series of vertical scratches. There are brown accretions on base. Light scratches and wear. Lid is tarnished. Dents on edges which makes it a tight fit on canister. Interior of lid has light scratches. Wear on edges from the canister. B- canister has light scratches. There are scratches along the top circumference from the lid. Stains and discoloration. Dents on lower edge and bottom of canister. Bottom of canister is worn and scratched. Several dents on bottom, causes it to not sit flat. Sticker at center. Marks from liquids. Interior of canister has corrosion at bottom. Light scratches and wear. Some stains on edges.


Date FEB 4,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 6 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin



Date FEB 4,2014

Notes Thompson's Malted Milk, Co was a subsidiary of Borden Company. It was based in Waukesha, Wisconsin.