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Tin cocoanut canister

1998.2368 (RS23794)

Description

Tin canister for Maltby's cocoanut; rectangular canister w/ round cover on top; label painted on tin; back w/ recipes; lettering in gold, red, and black.

Details

Maker
Ginna & Co. (Maker)
Date
1878-1890
Inscriptions
Painted on side: ""CENTENNIAL 1876 AM. INSTITUTE/ SILVER MEDAL PARIS 1878"" Painted on back: ""GINNA & CO. 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)
Dimensions
6.125 x 3.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2368
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19290

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