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Object ID 003940

Object Name Old Time-Home Made Fanny Farmer Candies

Object Desc Rectangular box that held Fanny Farmer candies. Portrait of Fanny Farmer is on top, drawing of homestead is on back, and the statue of liberty is on the front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003521a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Closet, Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,chocolate,Fanny Farmer,

Title Fanny Farmer Sampler Box

Description Rectangular two-piece box that once held Fanny Farmer chocolates. Top of box has gold outline and Fanny Farmer portrait. Says "Old Time-Home Made Fanny Farmer Candies". Sides of box say "Fanny Farmer Candies" and "Fresh from the studio". Front of box has a drawing of the statue of liberty, and the back has a drawing of a house with the label "Homestead". Bottom of box is plain white cardboard.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.25

Length 4.25

Width 1.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Fanny Farmer

Maker Details Fanny Farmer was an American candy manufacturer and retailer. Fanny Farmer was started in Rochester, New York by Frank O'Connor in 1919 and grew to over 400 stores before being bought and consolidated. In 1992 the Archibald Candy Company acquired the brand

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3521a-b



Date DEC 19,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Wear on the corners and edges. Some puncture marks on the top.