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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
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
Date MAR 4,2015
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