Tin box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-20386

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

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
BOX

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Pickwick Inn

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 6.125 x 3.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3553

Places

Connecticut (United States)