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Johnston's Chocolates box
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Details

Object ID 000721

Object Name Johnston's Chocolates box

Object Desc Square puple, lavender, gold, and black cardboard Johnston's Chocolates box. Features floral motif on lid. Rounded square edges with recessed sides. Manufactured by Robert A. Johnston Co. (later Nabisco). Made biscuits, confectionery and chocolate.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000688a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Candy exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords chocolate candy,Robert A. Johnston Co.,Johnston's Chocolates,boxes,candy boxes,


Title Johnston's Chocolates box

Description Square puple, lavender, gold, and black cardboard Johnston's Chocolates box. Features floral motif on lid. Rounded square edges with recessed sides. Small print says "Germany"--imported product? Gold sticker on bottom edge notes that box contents are 1-lb 4-oz.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1.25

Length 9.25

Width 9.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box is 9.25 inches square and 1.25 inches tall

Quantity 1

Material paper, cardboard

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Robert A. Johnston Co.

Maker Details Milwaukee, WI

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY688a-b

Description

Conditions

Date APR 9,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Coloring and labeling still legible and vibrant. Gold paint on top of box beginning to chip especially on upper right and left edges. Brown-ish discoloration on purple flower on box lid. Box corners curling. Pencil marking on bottom panel of box. Yellow price sticker ($3.00) on bottom of box. Rust-colored spots on bottom panel (appx. 20)


Events

Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, candy display from Candy 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 APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

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


Provenance

Notes