Brass Label, Cream Churn ; Unknown manufacturer; 1930-1940; WY.1986.65

Name/Title

Brass Label, Cream Churn

About this object

This brass label came from a cream can or churn, and indicated that the filled vessel was ready to be sent to the Farmers Dairy Federation at Invercargill. This weighed 22 lbs. Once empty, the can was returned to the Tuturau Dairy Company at Mataura.

The cream lorry did a twice weekly collection of cream from farms & factories for making Murihiku butter

Maker

Unknown manufacturer

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1930-1940

Period

1930s

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

Moulded in metal: 'FULL TO - FARMERS'
'DAIRY FEDERATION'
'INVERCARGILL'
'EMPTY LBS 22'
'TUTURAU DY COY.'
'MATAURA'

Measurements

h 60 mm x w 110 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

Object number

WY.1986.65

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