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

Name/Title

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

Cadbury Scweppes Hudson Ltd

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

c1920s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

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"

Measurements

h 45mm x l 160mm x w 110mm
Small

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"

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT04.4129.2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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