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Box, paint; Cadbury Scweppes Hudson Ltd; c1920s; CT04.4129.2

Box, paint; Cadbury Scweppes Hudson Ltd; c1920s; CT04.4129.2
Box, paint
About this object
Paint box; a rectangular metal box, containing approximately 20 tubes of oil paint, in various states of use. The box is metal, with and hinged lid and features a stylised still life on the lid, and false wood grain around the sides. Made in Bourneville, England by Cadbury.

These paints were used in the 1920s by Alice Emaline and Rachel Taylor, Barrs Road, Owaka.

Maker Role
Date Made
Medium and Materials
processed material, metal
Inscription and Marks
Printed on base of box: "THREE BRITISH QUEENS / CADBURY BROS LTD have been honoured with the appointment as Cocoa / and Chocolate Manufacturers to Her Majesty Queen Mary. They were similarly / honoured by Her Majesty Queen Alexandra & Her Late Majesty Queen Victoria"
h 45mm x l 160mm x w 110mm

Subject and Association Keywords
fine arts, painting, general
Credit Line
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"
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