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Can, milk; A Harvey & Sons Ltd; [?]; 2011.20

Can, milk; The Co-Operative Dairy Co. Otago Ltd.; [?]; 2011.20
Can, milk; The Co-Operative Dairy Co. Otago Ltd.; [?]; 2011.20Can, milk; The Co-Operative Dairy Co. Otago Ltd.; [?]; 2011.20
Name/Title
Can, milk
About this object
Milk can; a ten gallon milk can with separate lid and two short handles at the sides. A maker's plate is attached to one side and is embossed: "A Harvey & Sons Ltd, Auckland". Also attached is a metal tag embossed: "The Co-Op Dairy Co of Otago Ltd, Dunedin, J M Cooper, Owaka".

This kind of can was filled with fresh milk at dairies, for delivery by rail and road.

Maker Role
Maker
Maker Role
Distributor
Date Made
[?]
Medium and Materials
processed material, metal
Inscription and Marks
Maker's plate: "A HARVEY & SONS LTD / TRADE / RV / MARK REG / AUCKLAND"

Embossed on tag: "THE CO-OP DAIRY CO / OF OTAGO / DUNEDIN / J M COOPER / OWAKA".

Measurements
h 550mm x di 320mm (approximately)
Large

Subject and Association Keywords
animal culture, cattle, dairying
animal culture, cattle, dairy processing. dairy products
Credit Line
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"
Object Type
Container
Object number
2011.20
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