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Object ID 000114

Object Name Bunte White House Cocoa

Object Desc Blue, gold and cream 5-lb metal Bunte White House Cocoa tin. Square based tin, lid no longer removable, its a round, screw on-off lid.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000142

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

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords White House (brand),cocoa,Bunte Bros.,beverages,tins,

Title Bunte White House Cocoa

Description Blue, gold, and cream metal Bunte White House Cocoa tin. Can hold 5-lbs. Screw-top lid.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10.5

Length 5

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister is 10.5 inches high, 5 inches long, 5.5 wide

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Bunte Bros.

Maker Details Bunte Bros. manufactured candy and opened their factory in 1876 on State St in Chicago, IL.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000142



Date JAN 30,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Some white paint on sides of canister, looks like it can be removed. Some scratches and small dents. Rusting along edges of canister. 5.5 inch long, 1.5 in wide strip on the front where the finish has been removed from the top of the label.