Kit, skim milk test; Wagner Glass Works; [?]; 2010.221


Kit, skim milk test

About this object

Skim milk test kit; a Wagner's Double-Bore skim milk test bottle in its original cardboard box. Made in New York City by the Wagner Glass Works. Used for measuring the percentage of fat present in milk. This consists of a double-necked glass bottle, engraved with graduated percentages from 0 to 25.


Wagner Glass Works

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Place Made

North and Central America, United States, New York state, New York

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass; organic, plant extract, latex, rubber; processed material, paper, cardboard.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on the box: 'WAGNER'S DOUBLE-BORE / SKIM MILK TEST BOTTLE / With Pneumatic Fat Indicator, Graduated into 1/100 per cent.' and 'THE WAGNER GLASS WORKS, / SOLE MANUFACTURERS / New York City, U.S.A.'


h 39mm x l 167mm x w 37mm (of box)

Subject and Association Keywords

animal culture, cattle, dairy processing. dairy products

Subject and Association Keywords

animal culture, cattle, dairying

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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