Object ID 003568
Object Name Johnson's prepared wax container
Object Desc Small circular metal contaner with red lid and dark brown and orange label on container
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003188
General Category History
Category Cleaning Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date SEP 4,2015
Location Hardware Store
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Johnson's,Johnson's prepared wax,linoleum,cleaning product,S.C. Johnson & Co.,Racine,
Title Johnson's prepared wax container
Description Has attached lid with red paint and yellow label. This can be usedfor floors, furniture, wook work, and cars. A complete finish and polish. Label on container is dark brown with orange and blue text boxes. Has directions on this label- general and for polishing floors.
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Place of Origin
Maker S.C. Johnson and Son
Maker Details Has locations in London, Racine, and Sydney. Began when Samuel Curtis Johnson purchased the Racine Hardware Company in 1886. Is a family buisness and ownership has been through five generations of the Johnson family.
Maker Mark Woman washing floors.
Date SEP 4,2015
Assessor Rachel Niswander
Notes Lid rusted shut. Chipped red paint on lid, along with some discoloration of yellow part of lid. Label is ripped and torn in some places. Has tape on lid as well. Discolored label.
Date SEP 4,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Garage Exhibit - automatic entry by admin