Object ID 000071
Object Name National Brand Whole Allspice Box
Object Desc Cardboard container of National Brand Whole Allspice with green rim.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000050
General Category History
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 spices,allspice,National Tea Company,boxes,baking,cooking,National (brand),
Title National Brand Whole Allspice Box
Description Cardboard box, once filled with whole cloves. The Front and back are identical, both have pictured a capital building in Washington D.C., and say "National Brand Whole Spice", "Guaranteed by National Tea co." The sides of the box both say, "These spices are guaranteed absolutely pure, and comply with all state and national food laws." Writing is in both black and red.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker National Tea Company
Maker Details Chicago, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis. National Tea Co. established 1899 in Chicago, IL. Large grocery chain througout the midwest.
Date JAN 25,2013
Assessor MacKenzie Sims
Notes Overall the label quality (Capitol building, with foliage and American flag) is good, except there is no top looking as if it has been ripped off. It has left over tape on it which has taken some of the ink off.