Tin/ Food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2020
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in.
Description: 
This tiny rectangular tin is green with a gold and red crest with a shield flanked by lions on one side. The front and back reads "Runkel's/ Pure Breakfast/ Cocoa/ Prepared From The Finest Cocoa Beans/ New York, U.S.A.". The side has directions for preparation and the lid is printed "Runkel's Cocoa". Two of two-see also 2002.1.2019; for similar items, see 2002.1.895, 2002.1.2021, 2022.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group