Canned Foods, Cargill Brand Oysters; Southland Canning Co. Bluff; 1950-1970; BL....
Canned Foods, Cargill Brand OystersAbout 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
inorganic, processed materials, metals, tin
organic, processed materials, wood, paper
organic, animal, animal tissue, mollusc tissue, oyster
Hand written on side at lower rim : B.98.12Measurements
h 48 mm x d 87 mm
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