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Object ID 003665

Object Name Monarch Red Chillies container

Object Desc Square red container wiht silver top.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003285a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tins,food container,Monarch,Reid Murdoch & Co.,

Title Monarch Red Chillies container

Description Square red container with circular lid. Still has some chillies inside. Has sticker with the name of the company on it. Net weight is 1 and a half pounds. Small red chillies. Sticker also has a logo of a lion.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 6.5

Width 6.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Reid Murdoch & Co

Maker Details Established 1853 in Chicago.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CM&3285a-b



Date SEP 26,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Rust along the bottom edges. Some sratches along the red part of the container. The lid and top part of the container have been painted silver.


Date SEP 26,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date SEP 26,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin