Tin; Reckitt & Colman (New Zealand) Ltd; September 1940; 2011.11
TinAbout 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
September 1940Place Made
processed material, metalInscription 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".
h 125mm x di 80mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type