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Armour's "Simon Pure" Leaf Lard
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Object ID 002482

Object Name Armour's "Simon Pure" Leaf Lard

Object Desc Blue and gold can for Armour's leaf lard.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002216

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Armour and Company,lard,tins,cans,cooking,

Title Armour's "Simon Pure" Leaf Lard

Description Blue and gold tin can for Armour's "Simon Pure" leaf lard. Wire handle built into the sides.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4.75

Circumference 15.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Armour and Company

Maker Details Armour and Company was an American meatpacking company founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1867 by Philip Danforth Armour.One of the largest American firms through the Great Depression.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2216



Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Heavy rust and edgewear throughout.


Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin