Box/ Food

Box/ Food
Title
Box/ Food
Date 
1900-1920
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
2 3/4 x 2 x 1 in.
Description 
This tiny brown box held a sample of cereal. It reads on the front "Fully Cooked, Pre-Digested, Breakfast Food/ Grape-Nuts/ A food for the brain and nerve centres....". The box text attributes many pseudoscientific health benefits to the product. The back has directions for preparation.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.863
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group