Tin cocoanut canister

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-19258

Description

Tin canister advertising cocoanut. Stylized Egyptian decoration on front and sides, recipes on back. Slightly domed top w/ circular removable cap. Back of container contains 7 recipes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
cookware
tin (metal)
Tin
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE

Label

In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.

Inscription

Painted: Front: ""GUARANTEED PURE/ MALTBY'S/ PATENT/ PREPARED/ COCOANUT./ GINNA & CO. N.Y."" Cap: ""NEW YORK DESSICATINE CO./ NO. 167 CHAMBERS ST N.Y.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

New York Dessicatine Co.

Maker

Ginna & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

6 x 3.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1017

Places

New York state (United States)