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Object ID 003622

Object Name Harry Koepke Honey Can

Object Desc Metal can with lid and handle, says "Extracted Honey from the Apiary of Harry Koepke" on the label.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003242

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 1910

End Year Range 1930

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords honey,Harry Koepke,cans,

Title Harry Koepke Honey Can

Description Metal/tin can with lid intact and with handle (like a paint can). Has label that is yellow and red with a border of bees and clover flowers. The label reads "Extracted Honey From the Apiary of Harry Koepke Oconomowoc, Wisconsin". Under this are instructions on how to prepare the honey. Above the word Extracted "5 lbs." has been written in pencil. On the bottom of the can written in white ink is "M78.83.2(a)".


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5

Circumference 16

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Harry Koepke

Maker Details Now known as Koepke Pleasant View Farm in Oconomowoc, WI.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3242



Date SEP 17,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Can is slightly rusted and discolored. Label is faded. The can is empty.


Date SEP 17,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Second Floor Bathroom - automatic entry by admin