Object ID 003567
Object Name Standard Oil 5 gallon container
Object Desc Large grey contain with lid and container
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003187a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date SEP 4,2015
Location Garage Exhibit
Object Date 1930s
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Standard Oil,container,Indiana,5 gallon container,
Title Standard Oil 5 gallon container
Description Large 5 gallon container for storing gas and other liquids. Has template that says 'property of Standard Oil Co., Ind.' and '5 Gal. liquid measure' on one side. 2 handles. Lid is seperate. Has Standard Oil Indiana stamped in around neck.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Height includes lid. Diamiter measured from the bottom part of the contaner.
Place of Origin
Maker Standard Oil Company
Maker Details Established in 1870 by John Rockerfeller. Was one of the world's first multinational coorperations, and was the largest, untill 1911, when it was ended due to claims that the company was an illegal monopoly. Located/headquartered in Ohio. This item was made, or used, in Indiana.
Maker Mark Standard Oil in block letters.
Date SEP 4,2015
Assessor Rachel Niswander
Notes Lots of white discoloration along the body of the container. Reddish tint along the neck portion of the container body. Rust along the bottom. The lid is very rusty. two clear acryloid stains on lid.