portions Copyright © 2011 by the Museum Archive software project ·  All Rights reserved ·  E-Mail:
Home   |   By Name   |   By Keyword   |   By Category     
Chudnow Museum
Chudnow Museum
Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin
  1. Details
  2. Images
  3. Conditions
  4. Events
  5. Provenance
  6. Notes


Object ID 001336

Object Name Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin

Object Desc Trumpet brand metal allspice container.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001136

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Spices/Flavorings


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1930

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords spices,Trumpet (brand),H. P. Coffee Company,tins,baking,cooking,

Title Trumpet Brand Allspice Tin

Description Red Trumpet Brand tin still containing allspice from the early 20th century. Little information available about the brand and its distributor.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.75

Length 2.25

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker H. P. Coffee Company

Maker Details Little information available. Apparently involved in a legal suit in 1932 (H. P. COFFEE CO. v. REID, MURDOCH & CO.).

Maker Mark


(click for full image)

Image Caption CMY1136



Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Container still has spice inside of it. Colors not very faded, some dust on top which can be cleaned off. There are a few marks on the back and sides of the tin.


Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Status change

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