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Coffee tin

Coffee tin
Coffee tin
Title
Coffee tin
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Metal, paper
Dimensions 
4 x 8 1/2 in. diameter
Description 
A coffee tin with a handle, removable lid and pouring spout with a paper label printed with a dark blue shield that reads in white "Purity and Strength", surrounded by the words in blue "Our Standard/ Mocha and Java/ Coffee". On the reverse "Our Standard Coffee/ This Can contains a blend of the finest COFFEES/ obtained from the various coffee producing countries of/ the world. The Coffees are equally divided in/ character (flavor and strength), thus insuring a good drinking Coffee./ Martin L. Hall & Co./ Importers and Jobbers of Teas and Coffees/ 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 So. Market St. 33, 34, 35, 36 Chatham St./ Boston."
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3414
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group