Box, paint; Cadbury Scweppes Hudson Ltd; CT04.4129.1


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 printed all over to resemble decorative wood veneer. Made in Bourneville, England by Cadbury.

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


Cadbury Scweppes Hudson Ltd

Maker Role


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"


h 53mm x l 195mm x w 100mm

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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Copyright Licence  

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