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Box/ Food

Object Number: 
2 5/8 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in.
A white sample box printed in blue on one side with a mill with a waterwheel and the words "Old Grist Mill/ A Substitute For Coffee/ Potter & Wrightington/ Boston Mass." On the reverse, a print of a stream and the words " Old Grist Mill/ A Mixture/ Healthful & Nutritious". The sides have directions for preparation, ingredients and health claims. The bottom lists other "Old Grist Mill Health Foods". One of two, see 2002.1.2025
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group