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Tin/ Food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2021
Date: 
1906-1920
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
2 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.
Description: 
This small rectangular tin has a white paper label with a central print in red of a Native-American passing a steaming cup to a girl in Victorian dress. This side reads in read and brown "Hooton's Cocoa/ Hooton Chocolate and Cocoa Co./ Newark, N.J./ U.S.A./ Free Sample." The reverse reads "Hooton's Amazon Breakfast Cocoa/ Pure and Nourishing". The side has directions for preparation and the tin lid is embossed "Hooton's Cocoa". One of two-see also 2002.1.2022; for similar items, see 2002.1.895, 2002.1.2019, 2020.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group