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Details

Object ID 000192

Object Name Bunte Marshmallows

Object Desc Round metal Bunte Marshmallow tin. Cylindrical tin is powder blue, red, yellow and cream with an image of wide-eyed child on the front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000150

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

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End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords marshmallows,Bunte Bros.,tins,food,


Title Bunte Marshmallows

Description Round metal Bunte Marshmallows tin. Cylindrical tin is powder blue, red, yellow and cream with an image of wide-eyed child on the front. On the back is picture of the "Home of Bunte World Famous Candies".

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Height 9.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 13

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister measures 9.5 inches tall and 13 inches in diameter

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Bunte Bros.

Maker Details Bunte Brothers established 1876 Chicago USA. In 1876, Ferdinand Bunte, Gustav A. Bunte, and Charles A. Spoehr started a candy manufactory on State Street in Chicago. By the 1910s, when Bunte Bros. did annual sales of about $2.4 million.In 1954, Bunte Brothers Candy Co. was purchased by Chase Candy Co. In 1961, the firm closed the Chicago plant.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000150

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 4,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes The top is extremely dusty. The edges bent badly. There are many scratches/exposed metal, dents and rust spots.


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