Tin, Edmonds Baking Powder; T.J. Edmonds Ltd; ?; RX.2002.7.3

Name/Title

Tin, Edmonds Baking Powder

About 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'.

Maker

T.J. Edmonds Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

20th Century

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury, Christchurch

Place Notes

Factory located at 375 Ferry Road, Christchurch

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, tin
processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Printed labels showing:

Main logo:
EDMONDS
ESTD. PRIZE 1879
BAKING POWDER
SURE TO RISE
TRADE (REGISTERED) MARK

side:
PREPARED WITH
CREAM
OF
TARTAR
Manufactured by
T.J. EDMONDS LTD
375 Ferry Road
Christhcurch NZ

14 OZs. NETT

Other side has recipe for scones

Measurements

h 70mm x diam 50mm
wt 158g

Object Type

containers

Object number

RX.2002.7.3

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
Baking
Flour
Tin

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