Tin, cigarette; Carreras Ltd; CT81.1446d

Name/Title

Tin, cigarette

About this object

Cigarette tin; a 'Black Cat' brand tin for 20 cigarettes. The hinged lid is printed with product details in red on a white background. Manufactured by Carreras Ltd, established 1788, at the Arcadia Works, London.

Maker

Carreras Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on the lid: 'BLACK CAT / CIGARETTES / TRADE MARK / WE GUARANTEE THAT THE TOBACCO CONTAINED IN / THESE CIGARETTES IS 100% PURE VIRGINIA / VIRGINIA / MILD' and inside the lid: 'MANUFACTURED FROM THE / MILDEST MATURED / VIRGINIA TOBACCO / TRADE MARK / MADE IN LONDON'S / WONDER FACTORY / CARRERAS LIMITED / (ESTABLISHED 1788) / ARCADIA WORKS LONDON'

Measurements

h 16mm x l 90mm x w 88mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, tobacco industry

Credit Line

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

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT81.1446d

Copyright Licence  

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