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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Cleaning Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date SEP 4,2015


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

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.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.75

Circumference 12

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.


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Image Caption CMY3188



Date SEP 4,2015

Summary Poor

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