Object ID 002417
Object Name Angelus Marshmallows metal tin
Object Desc Angelus Marshmallows cylindrical metal tin with lid. White colored with red label, and gold and green floral decorations.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002184a-b
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 13
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 colored drum and lid with red label and gold and green floral decoration. Label says "Angelus. A Message of Purity. Marshmallows. White." Other side says "5LBS. NET. The Cracker Jack Co. Reliable Confections. Chicago. New York." and "Finest Quality For Cooking and Eating." There is also some handwriting in black on the drum that is illegible.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Cracker Jack Company
Date JUN 5,2014
Assessor Sammy Kailas
Notes This tin is in poor condition. The exterior of the tin is worn away especially along the bottom and lid edges, and there are several scratch marks on the lid and along the drum. The lid of the tin is slightly dented inward. The interior of the tin has a dark orange accretion measuring approximately 2 inches across on the bottom of the drum and there are 4 more accretions on the underside of the lid.