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F. W. McNess Allspice canister
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Details

Object ID 000052

Object Name F. W. McNess Allspice canister

Object Desc Tall circular red can that held about 3 ounces of ground allspice. Made by Furst-McNess Company.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000038

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Spices/Flavorings

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 15

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords allspice,Furst-McNess Company,spices,tins,baking,


Title F. W. McNess Allspice canister

Description This circular shaped cannister is red and white with green lettering. It says, "F.W.McNess, Pure Ground ALLSPICE." Its weight is listed as 3 ounces, and says it was manufactured in Freeport, Illinois. The can contains lots of advertisement for the company and its products.The top of the can used to turn for sprinkling and removal of spice with teaspoon.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The cannister is 2 inches in diameter.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Furst-McNess Company

Maker Details The company began in 1908 in Freeport, Illinois.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000038

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 24,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes The lid is rusted on, there is paint that is worn away. The bottom is rusty around the rim in spots. The can is also dented on the front left hand side of the label.


Events

Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 2 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAY 30,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 3 from Room 4, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin


Date AUG 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin


Date APR 30,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 15 from Room 4, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes