Tin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-10683

Description

Lidded tin can container with handle used for packaging leaf lard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tins (containers)
tin (metal)
Tin
TIN

Inscription

"JOHN P. SQUIRE & CO./ PURE/ LEAF LARD/ BOSTON/ U.S. INS. PSD. EST. 270" (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, USA, New England

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

2 7/8 (H), 2 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Whitney Allen

Accession Number

1995.453A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)