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Object ID 003052

Object Name Tindeco Candy Tin with Dancing Girl

Object Desc A round candy tin featuring Harrison Fisher's "Dancing Girl."

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002746a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4

Object Date

Start Year Range 1910

End Year Range 1930

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tins,candy,Tindeco,

Title Tindeco Candy Tin with Dancing Girl

Description A round blue-green tin with a black border on the lid. Features "Dancing Girl" by Harrison Fisher on the lid. The girl is wearing a strapless dress and was a choker veil that she is holding up to cover her face. Fisher's signature is on the left, and "Dancing Girl" is below the girl. "Tindeco" is embossed on the bottom of the tin.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.88

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.88

Circumference 12.18

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Tindeco

Maker Details Tindeco was founded in 1914 in Baltimore. They produced tins for the American Tobacco Comapany, and produced various candy and cookie tins and talcum canisters. The company was sold in 1935 to Owens-Illinois Glass Comapny in 1935, then sold to Continental Can Co. in New York in 1944. Continental closed in 1965.

Maker Mark Tindeco embossed on bottom


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Image Caption CMY2746A-B



Date MAR 4,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The tin is tarnished on the edges, the sides, and the inside of the box. Multiple scratches are found all over. There is white paint on the top of the lid.


Date MAR 4,2015

Summary Location change

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