Can/ Food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2027
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
4 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
This tin can has a paper label printed with a bird feeding its young in a nest and reads in black "Nestle's Food/ A Perfect Nutriment For Infants, Children and Invalids/ The Basis Of Which Is The Best Cow's Milk/ Henri Nestle/ Inventor and Manufacturer/ Vevey (Switzerland)/ Prepared at Fulton, N.Y.". On the reverse are medals of award, ingredients, and preparation formulas, and the lid is embossed with a cross and "Nestle's Food".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group