Tobacco

Object Number: 
2002.1.2919
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A small tin cigarette canister with a yellow paper label printed in black, red and gold on the front with the words "W.D. & H.O. Wills'/ Goldflake/ Honey Dew./ W.D. & H.O. Wills./ Bristol & London./ 50 Cigarettes", and on the reverse "Every Genuine Gold Flake Cigarette bears the name W.D. & H.O. Wills." Manufacturer and product name embossed into the tin on the bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group