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White Bear Coffee
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Details

Object ID 001399

Object Name White Bear Coffee

Object Desc An empty rectangle coffee can that was manufactured by Durand and Kasper Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001176a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords White Bear (brand),Durand and Kasper Co.,coffee,cans,beverages,


Title White Bear Coffee

Description An empty rectanglar coffee can that was manufactured by the Durand and Kasper Co. The lid on the can is blank. The front of the can has a huge image of a white bear crushing a seal. At the top of the can it says "1 lb. net. White Bear Brand Coffee. Roasted and Packed by Durand and Kasper Co. Chicago, IL." The colors on the can are yellow, blue, white and brown. The right and left side of the can has an image of red berries. Surrouned by a swooping border. The back of the can has the seam down the middle. It is says " 1 lb. net. White Bear Brand Coffee. Roasted and Packed by the Durand and Kasper Co. Chicgo Ill. The canister company Phillipsburg NJ. Patented 1898 and 1900.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 4.5

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Durand and Kasper Co.

Maker Details Henry Durand founded the company. He came to Milwaukee in 1850, and clerked for the house of Durand & Lawrence, of which his older brother, John, was head.In 1851 he came to Chicago and became partner in the grocery house of Bailey & Durand, which became Durand Brothers in 1856, and later Durand & Casper Company.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001176a-b

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 5,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes There is still coffee ground stuck to the bottom. Needs to be removed. The lid and base of the can have been painted silver - not original. The Coffee can has a lot of edge wear and dents. It looks like there is some stains. The front of the can has one rip that is by the second F in Coffee. Accretion on left side, brown. Inside the can there is a paper lining which is stained from the coffee. Tear in paper lining on the front interior wall.


Events

Date FEB 5,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date FEB 5,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Room 7 - 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