Spice can

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-223555

Description

Small tin can for spice storage. Can is green with black and red lettering on all sides with trade mark and brand image on front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tin cans
tin (metal)
Can, Food-storage

Inscription

"One of Durkee's Famous Foods / DURKEE'S / 'Calls the appetite' / TUMERIC" (printed)
"Trade mark / Warranted Strickly Pure / E.R. DUrkee N.Y. / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off." (printed)
"2 oz. Net Weight" (printed)
"DURKEE FAMOUS FOODS INC. / ELMHURST, N.Y." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

2003.20.2

Maker

Durkee Famous Foods, Inc.

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

3.25 x 2 2/16 x 1 2/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1578

Places

New York state (United States)
Elmhurst (Queens, New York City, New York state) [neighborhood]