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Tin box

Description

Rectangular tin box w/ removable lid, painted brown w/ black detail. Detail features comic scenes of stage coaches and one of 2 women being served at an inn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Painted on box lid: ""Pickwick Inn/ Candy Shop/ Greenwich, Connecticut"" Painted on side: ""NET WEIGHT ONE POUND/ (PATENT APPLIED FOR)"" Also engraved on bottom of box: ""CANCO""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
Pickwick Inn
Dimensions
2.5 x 6.125 x 3.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3553
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20386

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