Tobacco tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.3489
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
8 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.
Description: 
A large orange-red rectangular tobacco tin with gold borders and a central image on the front of a tiger's head in a gold oval frame surrounded by the words "Bright Tiger/ Chewing Tobacco/ 5 Cent Packages". The rear has a reproduction of the five cent package with a running tiger on the front and the words "Tiger Tobacco/ The Largest Selling Brand of Fine Cut Tobacco In The World". The sides read "Tiger Fine Cut Chewing Tobacco/ 1/3 Gross/ 48 5 Cent Packages".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group