Tin; Reckitt & Coleman (New Zealand) Ltd; September 1940; 2011.11

Name/Title

Tin

About this object

Tin; a tall, cylindrical Robinson's Patent Barley tin. The tin is printed in green and red with an image of harvested barley and a windmill, and the words: "Robinson's 'Patent' Barley for infants and invalids, Reckitt & Coleman (New Zealand) Ltd., Dunedin" along with instructions for use.

Maker

Reckitt & Coleman (New Zealand) Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

September 1940

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Printed on lid: "ROBINSON'S / PATENT BARLEY / IN POWDER"

Printed on tin: "ROBINSON'S / "PATENT" / BARLEY / FOR INFANTS / AND / INVALIDS / MANUFACTURED IN NEW ZEALAND. ONE POUND NET. RECKITT & COLEMAN (NEW ZEALAND) LTD., DUNEDIN."

Embossed on base: "ROBINSON'S / PATENT BARLEY / LETTERS PATENT / GRANTED 1823 / (NOW EXPIRED) / PACKED / SEPTEMBER 1940".

Measurements

h 125mm x di 80mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, cookery

Subject and Association Keywords

pediatrics, nutrition and feeding of children

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

2011.11

Copyright Licence  

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