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Object ID 001659

Object Name Shadowland Hard Candies canister

Object Desc Round, metal canister for Shadowland Hard Candies prooduced by Johnston's Milwaukee. Black and orange print on sides. Lid at top.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001971a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 1

Object Date

Start Year Range 1910s

End Year Range 1950s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,Shadowland Hard Candies,Robert A. Johnston Co.,candy tins,tins,American Can Company,hard candy,

Title Shadowland Hard Candies canister

Description Round, cylinder candy tin with lid (b). Lid is stuck on, has embossed print at center for American Can Co., Chicago. Can is painted black and orange. At front and back there is orange circle with text "Shadowland / The Four Seasons / Hard Candies / Johnston's / Milwaukee / U.S.A." On bottom of can is embossed print "Canco"


Approx Collection Date

Height 10

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.25

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Can Co.

Maker Details Manufacturer of can

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1971a-b



Date MAR 6,2013

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes The lid is stuck onto the canister. B- lid is tarnished and worn. A- Can is dented around circumference. At front top edge it looks as if the can was repainted black. At front in orange circle at lower edge there is a loss of paint. Wear to right of front along edge. On back side there is rust at center and loss of paint. Scratches on circumference of exterior. Botom of can is scratched and dented.


Date MAR 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 3 from Room 7, Shelf 13 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 30,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin