Coffee mill

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Title:
Coffee mill
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Metal, glass, wood
Dimensions: 
4 x 15 3/4 x 7 in.
Date End: 
1 910
Description: 
A wood slat set with a red tin can that opens at the top attached to a metal coffee grinding mill. The red tin is lithographed with a black portrait of George Washington surrounded by the words "Washington Baking Powder/ The Best/ Coffee Mill", and beans are placed into the can, the wood knobbed handle is turned and ground coffee falls into a container that can be placed onto a stand under the grinder. This is a wall mounted coffee grinder.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3512
Date Begin: 
1880
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group