Tin

Date: Circa 1940
Medium: Metal: tin; paper
Dimensions:
With Lid: 8.3 × 4.5 cm (3 1/4 × 1 3/4 in.)
Other (Without lid): 7.8 × 4.5 cm (3 1/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Lid: 1 × 4.6 cm (3/8 × 1 13/16 in.)
Place of origin:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Place of origin:Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Place of origin:Winnipeg, Alberta, Canada
Classification: Distribution and Transportation Artifacts
Object number: 1983.11.10
Label text:Baking Powder is Baking Soda to which an acid and a filler are added. Once you add a liquid, it springs into action and causes chemical leavening of your baked good.
DescriptionMetal baking powder tin with red and yellow paper label; label partially torn around the top; label front: predomitaly red with yellow shield with picture of baking powder tin above word 'MAGIC BAKING POWDER' in yellow; about 1/3 of shield is missing due to tear in label; label back: four repices on yellow background, two in english on proper left side and same two in french on proper right side, the sets of repices are seperated by a circle with a line out the top and bottom; inside the circle is the indgredients of the product; below recipes is a yellow label with a the maufacturing details; around the complete bottom of the label is a yellow strip with words 'CONTAINS NO ALUM' repeating once on the front and once on the back of the can; removable lid with raised lettering on top.
Not on display