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Object ID 002415

Object Name Angelus Marshmallows metal tin

Object Desc Angelus Marshmallows cylindrical metal tin with lid. White color tin with red label and green floral decoration.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002183a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 13

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1930

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Angelus brand,marshmallows,Cracker Jack Co.,tins,

Title Angelus Marshmallows metal tin

Description Angelus Marshmallows cylindrical metal tin with lid. White color tin with red label and green floral decoration around label. Lable says " Angelus. A Message of Purity. Marshmallows. White." Other label says "5lbs. net. The Cracker Jack Co. Reliable Confections. Chicago. New York."


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 10

Circumference 31

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Cracker Jack Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2183a-b



Date JUN 5,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Sammy Kailas

Notes The tin is in poor condition.The exterior of the tin is worn away to the metal underneath in some areas especially the edges of the drum and lid and some areas along the center of the drum. There are some circular accretions on the top of the lid. On the bottom of the drum there are dark orange accretions which are evident of rust. There are scratches along the entire exterior surface of the tin. The interior of the tin also has scratches and there are dark accretions on the underside of the lid and the bottom of the drum.


Date JUN 5,2014

Summary Location change

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