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Sunshine Brand can
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Details

Object ID 002435

Object Name Sunshine Brand can

Object Desc Sunshine Brand metal cylinder sliced strawberries canister with blue and white striped background and yellow and red label. Decorated with a fruit picture.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002206

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 3

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords food,Sunshine Packing Co.,tins,


Title Sunshine Brand can

Description Sunshine Brand metal cylinder sliced strawberries canister with blue and white striped background and lower yellow label with red text. Decorated with a fruit picture. Top of canister is gray metal while bottom of canister is gold colored metal. Label and picture printed double sided. 10lbs canister. Label says "Sunshine Brand. Perishable. Use within twenty four hours after thawing." Side label says "World's largest packers of fresh cold pack fruits. Fresh cold pack fruits with pure sugar packed from the highest quality fruit obtainable." On other side, "World's largest packers of fresh cold pack fruits. Quality packers of fancy fruits...(list of packed fruits)." "Packed by Sunshine Packing Corporation of Pennsylvania. North East. Pennsylvania." Top of canister says "Sliced Strawberries. Sugar Packed." The canister has a lid, but it does not come off.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 7.5

Circumference 23.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Canister is uniform in diameter and circumference

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sunshine Packing Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2206

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 6,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor SK

Notes The canister is in poor condition. The canister is scratched, discolored, dented, and there are two significant rust accretions on the lid. One side of the canister has a label that is in better condition than the other.


Events

Date JUN 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 7, Shelf 13 - automatic entry by admin


Date AUG 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 3 from Room 4, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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