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2012/31/1-15 Tin, 'Anchor Vanilla Custard Powder', part of a collection of retail packaging, domestic goods, tinplate / cardboard, made for G Wood, Son & Co, Australia, 1900-1940. Click to enlarge.

Anchor custard powder tin

Circular custard powder tin of metal and cardboard. The tin is decorated with a series of vertical red stripes. On the front is the image of an anchor with the works ‘ANCHOR / CUSTARD POWDER / VANILLA’. On the side is the image of a Union Jack. Handwritten in pencil across the top are the words ‘Fuller’s Earth’

Summary

Object No.

2012/31/1-15

Object Statement

Tin, 'Anchor Vanilla Custard Powder', part of a collection of retail packaging, domestic goods, tinplate / cardboard, made for G Wood, Son & Co, Australia, 1900-1940

Physical Description

Circular custard powder tin of metal and cardboard. The tin is decorated with a series of vertical red stripes. On the front is the image of an anchor with the works 'ANCHOR / CUSTARD POWDER / VANILLA'. On the side is the image of a Union Jack. Handwritten in pencil across the top are the words 'Fuller's Earth'

Marks

Across front and back, handwritten in pencil 'Fuller's Earth'. Printed on the back are instructions for making custard and the message 'ARTIFICIALL FLAVORED AND COLORED / MANUFACTURED AND GUARANTEED UNDER THE / PURE FOOD ACT / G. WOOD SON & CO. / ADELAIDE / FREMANTLE & BROKEN HILL, / N.S.W. SERIAL NO. 352 NSW / 43 WA'. Product information is written on the back.

Dimensions

Height

150 mm

History

Notes

The tin was made for G Wood, Son & Co, Australia, 1900-1940

Cite this Object

Harvard

Anchor custard powder tin 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 September 2019, <https://ma.as/445241>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/445241 |title=Anchor custard powder tin |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=23 September 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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