Skip to content

Search Collections

Tin cocoanut canister

1998.1017 (RS23781)

Description

Tin canister advertising cocoanut. Stylized Egyptian decoration on front and sides, recipes on back. Slightly domed top w/ circular removable cap. Back of container contains 7 recipes.

Details

Label
In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.
Maker
Ginna & Co. (Maker)
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
Painted: Front: ""GUARANTEED PURE/ MALTBY'S/ PATENT/ PREPARED/ COCOANUT./ GINNA & CO. N.Y."" Cap: ""NEW YORK DESSICATINE CO./ NO. 167 CHAMBERS ST N.Y.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
New York Dessicatine Co.
Dimensions
6 x 3.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1017
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19258

Comments