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Box/ Food

Object Number: 
2002.1.864
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
2 3/4 x 2 x 1 in.
Description: 
This tiny brown box held a sample of cereal. It reads on the front "Fully Cooked, Pre-Digested, Breakfast Food/ Grape-Nuts/ A food for the brain and nerve centres....". The box text attributes many pseudoscientific health benefits to the product. The back has directions for preparation.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group