Fry's Cocoa Extract

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1878-1920

GUSN

GUSN-19260

Description

Tin canister advertising, on bottom, cocoa extract. Stylized Egyptian decoration on all sides and cap. Slightly domed top w/ circular removable cap. Green detail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
cookware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE

Label

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

Inscription

Painted on bottom: [in part] ""Gold Medal, PARIS, 1878./ BRISTOL & LONDON./ J.S. FRY & SONS./ Try also Fry's Caracas Cocoa./ FRY'S COCOA EXTRACT""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

J.S. Fry & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Bristol & London, England

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

6.5 x 3 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1019