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Fry's Cocoa Extract

1998.1018 (RS23782)

Description

Tin canister advertising, on bottom, cocoa extract. Stylized Egyptian decoration on all sides and cap. Slightly domed top w/ circular removable cap. Red detail.

Details

Maker
J.S. Fry & Sons (Maker)
Date
1878-1920
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: [in part] ""Gold Medal, PARIS, 1878./ BRISTOL & LONDON./ J.S. FRY & SONS./ Try also Fry's Caracas Cocoa./ FRY'S COCOA EXTRACT""
Location of origin
Bristol & London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
6.5 x 3 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1018
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19259

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