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Packet/ Food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2023
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
3 3/4 x 2 x 3/4 in.
Description: 
A paper packet containg a sample of cocoa. The packet is shaped and printed to resemble a canister with a red seal on the top and in red on the front a drawing of a smiling chef in a circle labeled "It's Dutch". The front reads "Sample of/ Bensdorp/ Royal Dutch/ Cocoa./ Amsterdam Holland/ Try This Cocoa For Cooking/ In Place Of Cake Chocolate". The reverse has directions for use. See also 2002.1.895, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group