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Robert A. Johnson Co. Charm Soda
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Details

Object ID 000160

Object Name Robert A. Johnson Co. Charm Soda

Object Desc Square metallic gold "Robert A. Johnston Co." soda tin. Metal tin features cream and navy labeling. Lid features rouded lip around outside edge. Contents manufactured by Johnston Bros. Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000172

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

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Robert A. Johnson Co.,tins,


Title Robert A Johnson Co. Charm Soda

Description Square metallic gold "Robert A. Johnston Co." soda tin. Metal tin features cream and navy labeling. Lid features rouded lip around outside edge. Contents manufactured by Johnston Bros. Co.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 11.5

Length 10.5

Width 10.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Tin is 11.5 inches tall, 10.5 inches long and 10.5 inches wide

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details In 1889 the enterprise was incorporated as Johnston Brothers Co., with Robert A. Johnston serving as president (1889-1890). In 1890 the firm was acquired by the American Biscuit and Manufacturing Co., with Johnston as local manager. When the organization was acquired by the National Biscuit Co. in 1898, Johnston withdrew from the enterprise and in 1899 organized the Robert A. Johnston Co., serving as its president (1899-1907).

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Image Caption CMY000172

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 1,2013

Summary fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes very dusty on the top.rusty everywhere on the tin. A lot of metal is exposed. Looks like therer may be tape over some of the cracks because it has different texture.


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