Can/ Food

Object Number: 
2002.1.941
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
This tin can is wrapped in brown paper printed with a bird on a nest and reads in black "Mellin's Food/ For Infants and Invalids/ Manufactured by/ Mellin's Food Co. of North America/ Boston Mass, U.S.A./ Free Sample". Inside are original instructions.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group