Glass Milk Pans are coming into use in England

[Newspaper]

Publication: The Covington Journal

Covington, KY, United States
vol. 1, no. 41, p. 1, col. 3


Glass milk pans are coming into use in England, and are there considered much preferable to any others. If the milk becomes acid in a wooden pan, the wood absorbs a portion of the acid, and must, in some degree, affect the fresh milk the followiing day. In an earthen or tin pan, any acidity in the milk, will act upon the lead with which these articles are covered, and the milk will be in some degree injuriously affected. The glass pan is entirely exempt from any of these effects, and hence its value. This subject is well worth the attention of both our farmers and glass manufacturers.

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Keywords:Hemingray : Glass Milk Pans
Researcher notes:It has been well documented that Hemingray made glass milk pans in the mid 1850's. They may have gotten the inspiration from this article.
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:December 22, 2011 by: Bob Stahr;