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Object ID 002878

Object Name Mrs. Steven's Candy Kitchen tin

Object Desc A yellow rectangular tin with an image of a boquet of flowers on the lid. It has two parts.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002607a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 17,2015


Location Room 4, Shelf 1

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,chocolate,boxes,Mrs. Steven's,

Title Mrs. Steven's Candy Kitchen tin

Description The base, CMY2607a, is a yellow and orange checked pattern. There are also little designs lining the base. The lid, CMY2607b, is yellow with an image of a boquet of flowers in the center. There is a small rectangle sporting the "Mrs. Steven's" name. On the base of the lid is the company name and a list of ingredients.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 6.8

Width 7.8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mrs. Steven's

Maker Details Mrs. Steven's Candies proved a very popular item in Chicago for several generations. Her three-pound box that sold for a dollar made it possible during the Depression for people with marginal incomes to purchase a quality box of chocolates.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2607a-b



Date JAN 17,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes All of the corners have some wear and fading.