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O.K. Brand Herring containers
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Details

Object ID 003787

Object Name O.K. Brand Herring containers

Object Desc Two circular yellow containers with a diamond shaped pattern that once contained OK herring.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003795a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords herring,O.K. brand herring,tins,Otto L. Kuehn Co.,


Title O.K. Brand Herring containers

Description Circular metal containers with attached handle. The majority of the container is a gold color with diamond shapes on it. O.K. brand and Holland Type Herring is written on the lid.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 8.25

Circumference 26

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Otto L. Kuehn Company

Maker Details Located in Milwaukee. Founded in 1882. Was a distributer of groceries.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3795a-b

Description

Conditions

Date OCT 17,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The lids are discolored. One tin has a noticable dent on the side. That same tin also has noticable rust on the bottom. The gold paint on both tins are slightly chipped. One tin has a sticker on the bottom.


Events

Date OCT 17,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date OCT 17,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Room 1, Shelf 17 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes