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
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The lid is oblong, it is 3 inches long, by 1.75 inches wide.
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.
Date FEB 2,2013
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.