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Whitman's Milk Chocolates
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Details

Object ID 003092

Object Name Whitman's Milk Chocolates

Object Desc A cardboard box with a pink floral cover.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002785a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4

Object Date 1948

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,chocolate,boxes,Whitman's,


Title Whitman's Milk Chocolates

Description A cardboard chocolate box with a removable lid. The lid features the Whitman's logo in the center on a trompe l'oeil ribbon. The flowers are in various shades of pink and are all over the lid. The edge feature trompe l'oeil quilting and more flowers. The bottom of the box is white with brown text and images of flowers and the quilting. Lists the chocolates inside and information about the company.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 8.5

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 16

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Stephen F. Whitman & Son, Inc.

Maker Details Whitman's is one of America's largest and oldest brands of boxed chocolates. Whitman's confections have been produced since 1842, originally by Stephen Whitman in Philadelphia and currently by Russell Stover Candies. The Whitman's Sampler, an assortment of boxed chocolates, is still popular.

Maker Mark Whitman's logo

Images

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Image Caption CMY2785A-B

Description

Conditions

Date APR 2,2015

Summary Good-Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The colors have not faded much. Edges are worn and some of the corners have been taped down. The insides of the lid and box feature mold spotting and discoloration. Pencil marks as well


Events

Date MAR 13,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 13,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Candy exhibit from Candy exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 13,2015

Summary Location change

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


Date APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, candy display from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin


Date APR 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Room 4, candy display - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes