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Object ID 000062

Object Name Rawleigh's Good Health Breakfast Cocoa

Object Desc Large rectangular tin of cocoa made by the W. T. Rawleigh Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000045a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cocoa,tins,W. T. Rawleigh Company,spices,baking,

Title Rawleigh's Good Health Breakfast Cocoa

Description Large rectangular tin of cocoa made by the W. T. Rawleigh Co. Outside decorated with a cocoa brown colored scene of native people harvesting the cocoa beans, and their work space. Front has white square displaying Rawleigh and his products info. The back has directions for different recipes. The sides have information on cocoa's healthful properties, and uses.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.25

Length 2.5

Width 3.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The lid is oblong, it is 3 inches long, by 1.75 inches wide.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker W. T. Rawleigh Company

Maker Details Freeport, Ill, U.S.A This new style of packaging adopted in 1935, so this tin is no older than 1935.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000045a-b

Description Cocoa tin.


Date FEB 2,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Jordan Beres

Notes The corners of the top of the container are a bit rusted but overall the condition of the pice is quite good despite some damage to the coloring in the white portion of the label.