Cigarette canister

Cigarette canister
Cigarette canister
Title
Cigarette canister
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Metal, paper
Dimensions 
3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. diameter
Description 
A small tin cigarette canister with a light blue paper label printed in navy blue, white and gold on the front with the words "Medium Strength/ Capstan/ Navy Cut Cigarettes/ W.D. & H.O. Wills./ Bristol & London./ 50 Cigarettes", and on the reverse "Every Genuine Capstan Navy Cut Cigarette bears the name W.D. & H.O. Wills." With a printed paper insert that was used to cover the cigarettes while packed.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2920
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group