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Tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.3471
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
8 x 5 x 2 in.
Description: 
A candy tin with a hinged lid printed with an image of a large passenger ocean liner with three red and black smoke stacks marked "The Queen Mary". The inside of the lid is pale yellow with red printing in an oval frame that reads "Benson's/ English Toffee Favourites/ A Delicious Assortment", flanked on the left by "Distributors:/ Jaret & Diamond/ 17, Avenue of the Americas/ New York 13, N.Y., U.S.A.", and on the right "Distributors: Harold F. Ritchie & Co., Ltd./ 10/ 18 McCaul Street/ Toronto Canada".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group