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Ziegler's Chocolates box
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Details

Object ID 000720

Object Name Ziegler's Chocolates box

Object Desc White, mustard and grey-scale cardboard "Ziegler's Chocolates" box. Box features factory motif. George Ziegler Co. opened in 1861 and began manufacturing their famous "Giant Bars" in 1911. First in the country to manufacture a wrapped chocolate bar.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000687a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, candy display

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords chocolate candy,boxes,Ziegler's Candy Company,George Ziegler Candy Company,candy boxes,


Title Ziegler's Chocolates box

Description White, mustard and grey-scale cardboard "Ziegler's Chocolates" box. Box features factory motif. Back of box declares, "Caution: Heat and dampness will spoil these goods. Store in a dry, cool place. Keep away from any ingredients from which chocolates will absorb flavor"

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2

Length 9.5

Width 8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box is 2 inches tall, 9.5 inches long and 8 inches wide

Quantity 1

Material paper, cardboard

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker George Ziegler Candy Company

Maker Details Milwaukee, WI

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY687a-b

Description

Conditions

Date APR 9,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes White box is discolored and smudged, especially the printed lid. Bottom panel of box is wrinkled and warped denoting some exposure to moisture. Square corners rounded and smoothed--some cardboard exposed.


Events

Date APR 9,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Candy exhibit from Speakeasy Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, candy display from Candy exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes