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Object ID 003586

Object Name Elkay Baking Powder container

Object Desc Cardboard cylindrical container, says "Elkay Pure Phosphate Baking Powder" on the front with a picture of a cake.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003206

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920

End Year Range 1930

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Elkay,baking powder,baking,

Title Elkay Baking Powder

Description Cylindrical cardboard container with metal folded spout opening on top and "19F8D" stamped on the bottom. Label has navy blue background with white and gold accents. Front says "Elkay the Mark of High Quality Pure Phosphate Baking Powder" with a picture of a cake. The back has directions for use and at the bottom a logo of a building that says "Packed for L Klein Halsted, 14th & Liberty Come Out Of the Beaten Path". The container is empty.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.25

Circumference 10.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Elkay

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3206



Date SEP 6,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes The container is empty. There is some sticker residue around the opening. The label is in great condition.


Date SEP 6,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin