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Candy tin

Candy tin
Candy tin
Title
Candy tin
Date 
1900-1930
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
2 1/8 x 2 x 3/8 in.
Description 
This tiny rectangular orange tin has black printing on it that reads "For Coughs due to Colds/ Y&S/ Licorice Wafers/ Active ingredients/ Licorice and Anise/ Nt.Wt. 1/2 oz.-Ten Cents/ National Licorice Company/ Brooklyn, N.Y.". On the reverse "Licorice/ is the old fashioned relief/ for minor throat irritations/ Licorice Y&S Wafers/ Always Keep A/ Tin Handy". Inside "Pleasing to Taste/ Soothing to/ Smokers', Speakers'/ and Singers' Throats". See also 2002.1.2508 through 2002.1.2510.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.1018
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group