Can, 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

A Harvey & Sons Ltd

Maker Role

Maker

Maker

The Co-Operative Dairy Co. Otago Ltd.

Maker Role

Distributor

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

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

Subject and Association Keywords

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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