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Bremner Bros. Butter Wafer tin
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Details

Object ID 000097

Object Name Bremner Bros. Butter Wafer tin

Object Desc Small, cylindrical mint green "Bremner Bros. Butter Wafer" tin. Labling is butter yellow and black. Image of 4 crackers on front. Originally contained approx. 150 wafers.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000170

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date 1934

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Bremner Bros.,butter wafers,crackers,food,tins,


Title Bremner Bros. Butter Wafer

Description Small, cylindrical mint green "Bremner Bros. Butter Wafer" tin. Labling is butter yellow and black. Image of 4-5 crackers on front. Originally contained approx. 150 wafers.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 0

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister is 7 inches tall and 5.5 inches wide

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Bremner Bros. Biscuit Co.

Maker Details In 1865, David F. Bremner began operating his first bread bakery in Cairo, Illinois. He moved to Chicago in 1871, the D.F. Bremner Baking Company expanded into baking cookies and crackers. By the late 1800s the bakery boasted 200 items including Bremner's Butter Crackers and handmade Water Crackers. From the early 1930's until 1974 Bremner produced a round Green tin with a metal slip top lid. At the time of this change (early 1930s) the name was changed to Bremner Wafers. Bremner's Butter Crackers and handmade Water Crackers. In 1902 the original Bremner Butter Wafer was created.

Maker Mark

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Image Caption CMY000170

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 28,2013

Summary good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes a lot of rusting on the lid as well as the botton of the container. Some rusting on the rest of the container as well. bottom scratched and rusted as well small dent is on the top of the lid.


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