Tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.3473
Date: 
1920-1950
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
12 5/8 x 11 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.
Description: 
A large square biscuit tin, printed on all sides with multicolored historical and landscape scenes of New York state with gold bordered edges and a latch to hold the hinged lid closed. The top scene has the caption "The Mohawk Valley At Canjoharie"; the front side "The General Herkimer Homestead-1764; the right side "Fort Herkimer Church-1767"; the rear "Van Alstyne House-1749"; and the left "Fort Johnson-1749". Each caption contains historical and local information about the site pictured.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group