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Catalog Number 1988.30.32.2
Object Name Can, Milk
Title Silverwood's Milk Can
Date Circa 1925
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1930
Description .1 -Round silver milk can with horizontal handle near top. Ht.41cm. Diameter of bottom: 20cm. "SILV. GUELPH" engraved horizontally around the middle of the can. To hold milk & used by Silverwood's Dairy, Guelph. Estimated date c.1925. Galvanized Steel.
.2 Lid. Deep lid with flanged edge. Flat handle across it. Ht. 5cm. Diameter: 15cm.
Condition poor: Evidence of oxidation, dirt. There is a dent just below "Silv. Guelph." There is a hole in the bottom of the can. The interior of can is rusty and very dirty.
Artist Silverwood' Dairy, Guelph, Ontario
Search Terms Silverwood Dairies Limited
Dimensions H-16.142 Dia-7.874 Cir-25.197 inches