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Tin canister

Description

Cylindrical tin canister coated in copper-colored Japanned finish. Two horizontal bands around top. Circular removable top. Labeled "Tea" at center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
Painted on center front: ""TEA""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
japanning
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Japanned
japanning
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
6 (H), 3.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1021
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19262

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