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Object ID 002879

Object Name Charlotte Charles Plum Pudding

Object Desc A circular tin with two parts, a base and a lid. It is red and gold, advertising plum pudding.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002608a-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,Plum Pudding,tins,Charlotte Charles,

Title Charlotte Charles Plum Pudding

Description A circular tin with a base, CMY2608a, decorated in red and gold. It advertises plum pudding and contains a list of ingredients and directions on how to make it. the lid, CMY2608b, has an image of plums with the manufacturers information along the bottom. The lid in entirely red with gold lettering.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.3

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.4

Circumference 16.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Charlotte Charles

Maker Details Started in 1935; since then Mrs. McCarthy has never stopped baking. Thirty-five local housewives assist her filling orders for cakes, puddings, and the numerous delicacies of her Charlotte Charles line which sell coast to coast. No longer active.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2608a-b



Date JAN 17,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes Slight rusting tothe edges and some scratches have removed paint fron the lid.