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Object ID 003248

Object Name Droste tin

Object Desc Round yellow candy tin with lid (A), base (B) containing thread and button card (C)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002932a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location On-Site Storage

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,tin,Droste,chocolate,

Title Droste tin

Description Round yellow candy tin with lid (A): scroll design and printing: Pastilles Droste Droste logo and Hararlem; base (B) has Droste embossed on bottom; tin contains a button card with one white button as well as 9 small spools of thread (C)


Approx Collection Date

Height 2

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Droste Haarlem

Maker Details Droste was founded by Gerardus Johannes Droste in 1863. The company was based in Haarlem and started as a confectionary business, selling various types of candy including the Droste chocolate pastilles that are still being sold today. Now owned by the German company Hosta.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2932a-c



Date APR 30,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Very faded, some scratches and rust


Date APR 30,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date APR 30,2015

Summary Location change

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