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McNeilly's Sweets candy box
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Details

Object ID 001276

Object Name McNeilly's Sweets candy box

Object Desc White cardboard and paper candy box for McNeilly's Sweets. Image on lid is of a woman. On interior of lid is logo.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001842a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

Start Year Range 1913

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,McNeilly's Sweets,boxes,


Title McNeilly's Sweets candy box

Description White, paper and cardboard box for McNeilly's Sweets. Lid is covered with textured paper and image of a woman with text "Archie Gunn" at lower right corner. On interior of lid is company logo, "Mc Neilly's Sweets / 1153 East 63rd St. / Cor. Lexington Ave". Bottom lid is plain.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 0

Width 2.75

Depth 5.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions are for box as it is put together. Bottom lid dimensions: 1 7/16" H x 5 1/4" L x 2 1/2" W

Quantity 0

Material paper

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1842a-b

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 21,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes A- Lid is worn and lightly discolored. On top corner at side the texture on the paper is worn away most likely from handling. Just above wear is a mark from liquid. At top corner ther is wear and small tear in paper. On interior of lid at bottom near edge there is a tear. B- The bottom lid is discolored on back. Light scratches. Black mark on back at top near center. On interior of back lid in interior edges there is a piece of paper attached which is torn and yellowed. On right near bottom on edge there is a yellow accretion


Events

Date JAN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 15 from Room 7, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 23,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 18 from Room 7, Shelf 15 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 23,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 13 from Room 7, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 13 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 4,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 11 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date JAN 21,2014

Notes J.H. McNeilly ran a florist and candy store on 63rd and Lexington Ave in New York, NY. http://books.google.com/books?id=yMM9AQAAMAAJ&pg=RA12-PA25&lpg=RA12-PA25&dq=mcneilly's+candy,+lexington+ave&source=bl&ots=nEvRrD-nL7&sig=t5LMe1l18Th9fH6HsFF4rg7uzQQ&hl=en&sa=X&ei=RbfeUsjTC-vMsQTk14CQCg&ved=0CFQQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=mcneilly's%20candy%2C%20lexington%20ave&f=false