Tin, Edmonds Baking Powder; T.J. Edmonds Ltd; ?; RX.2002.7.3
Tin, Edmonds Baking PowderAbout this object
Tin of Edmonds baking powder, sure to rise. Established in 1879 and still the most popular brand of baking powder in New Zealand.
Thomas John Edmonds, just 20 years old, arrived in Lyttleton from London and set up a small grocers shop. Learning that the locals were unhappy with the baking powder they could get he set out to create his own. When asked why it was superior Thomas replied, 'It is sure to rise Madam'.
20th CenturyPlace Made
Factory located at 375 Ferry Road, ChristchurchMedium and Materials
processed material, metal, tin
processed material, paper
Printed labels showing:
ESTD. PRIZE 1879
SURE TO RISE
TRADE (REGISTERED) MARK
T.J. EDMONDS LTD
375 Ferry Road
14 OZs. NETT
Other side has recipe for scones
h 70mm x diam 50mm
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