Canned Foods, Cargill Brand Oysters; Southland Canning Co. Bluff; 1950-1970; BL....

Name/Title

Canned Foods, Cargill Brand Oysters

About this object

The canning of oysters extended the viability of the product so that it could be stored for longer and shipped to markets further afield. Oysters are unusual in the fishing industry as they are normally harvested and sold numerically but when they were canned they were sold by weight.

Maker

Southland Canning Co. Bluff

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1950-1970

Period

1950s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Bluff

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed materials, metals, tin
organic, processed materials, wood, paper
organic, animal, animal tissue, mollusc tissue, oyster

Inscription and Marks

Hand written on side at lower rim : B.98.12

Measurements

h 48 mm x d 87 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Subject and Association Keywords

Maritime

Subject and Association Keywords

Fishing

Object Type

food storage cans

Object number

BL.B98.12

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