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Object ID 000182

Object Name Hoffmann's Bouillon Cubes

Object Desc Hoffmann's Old Time Brand. Bouillon Cubs. John & Sons Co. Distributors Milwaukee WIs Made in U.S.A. U.S. Inspected and Passed by Department of Agriculture.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000123

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source CMY123

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Hoffmann's Old Time Brand,bouillon cubes,John Hoffmann & Sons Co.,jars,

Title Hoffmann's Bouillon Cubes

Description Hoffmann's Old Time Brand. Image of old lady with a coffee cup.Bouillon Cubes. John Hoffmann & Sons Co. Distributors Milwaukee Wis. Made in U.S.A. U.S. Inspected and passed By Department of Agriculture. Contains 100 cubes. Net Weight 15 oz. He carried on the business in that way until 1904, when a corporation was formed and the name of John Hoffmann & Sons Company was adopte


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details height of container approx 4.5 lid about 2 in. width of lid about 3 inches

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker John Hoffmann & Sons Co.

Maker Details Milwaukee WI

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000123



Date FEB 3,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes Back label faded/brown stains and a small tear in label. small bubbles in the glass. Large stain on bottom of front label. small parts of label came off. Front label faded. Clear stain on top of lid. medium sized cracks. One large crck at the bottom of the container.