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Tobacco canister

Object Number: 
2002.1.2915
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
3 1/2 x 3 in. diameter
Description: 
A cardboard tobacco canister with a paper label on the lid printed with a colored drawing of flowers and fruit with the words "Fruits & Flowers/ Manufact'd by E.T. Pilkinton, Richmond, Va.". Around the canister is a drawing of a large factory building marked "E.T. Pilkinton & Co. Tobacco Manufacturers/ Fruits & Flowers, Planters Pride, Commonwealth".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group