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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.78.108
Description
canister, metal, round with lid; red, blue, white, black; picture of blue bow; surface scratches, rust; some powder residue inside; paper remnants around top edge; with lid, has metal deterioration on top
Object History
Donor purchased objects from various collectors and antique retailers.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.78.108
Description
canister, metal, round with lid; red, blue, white, black; picture of blue bow; surface scratches, rust; some powder residue inside; paper remnants around top edge; with lid, has metal deterioration on top
Object History
Donor purchased objects from various collectors and antique retailers.
Marks/Labels
"3 Lbs. Net" "Blue Ribbon" "Trade Mark""Registered" "Baking Powder" "Pure & Wholesome"; on back, "Directions"; three recipes follow, repeat in French; "Blue Ribbon Limited" "Winnipeg Toronto Vancouver"
Maker
Blue Ribbon Limited
Country Made
Canada
Subjects
Product Packaging
Container
Container - Tin
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Ontario - Toronto
Manitoba - Winnipeg
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV997.47.52
Description
Tin pail, wire handle; red; one side shows factory, blue on white; "TORONTO" and "CANADA" on ribands; in white above picture, "ROBERTSON'S", below, "PURE CANDY"; other side shows stag on twisted bar; at handles are clasps to keep lid in place; one clasp broken; inside is gold-coloured; stained; met…
Object History
Donor purchased objects from various collectors and antique retailers between 1993 and 1997.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV997.47.52
Description
Tin pail, wire handle; red; one side shows factory, blue on white; "TORONTO" and "CANADA" on ribands; in white above picture, "ROBERTSON'S", below, "PURE CANDY"; other side shows stag on twisted bar; at handles are clasps to keep lid in place; one clasp broken; inside is gold-coloured; stained; metal det- erioration; with lid, slot each side for clasps on pail; rusty
Object History
Donor purchased objects from various collectors and antique retailers between 1993 and 1997.
Marks/Labels
"Toronto" "Canada", painted on front of pail "Robertson's Pure Candy", painted on front of pail
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
Ontario
Site/City Made
Toronto
Subjects
Product Packaging
Container
Container - Tin
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.212
Description
Lard tin of Burns and Co., White Carnation Brand, lard. The container is cylindrical, metal with a lid; It is red with green writing and white accents. The image of a caranation flower is on the side of the tin. It has a wire, bail style, handle. The lid is stuck fast. It has slight rust and the w…
Object History
P Burns and Company was a successful western Canada industrial and retail company. Patrick Burns was born in Ontario, and spent his early years driving cattle and ranching in Winnipeg. The expansion of the railway drew him further west and in 1890 he established an abbatoir in Calgary and further e…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.212
Description
Lard tin of Burns and Co., White Carnation Brand, lard. The container is cylindrical, metal with a lid; It is red with green writing and white accents. The image of a caranation flower is on the side of the tin. It has a wire, bail style, handle. The lid is stuck fast. It has slight rust and the writing is faded
Object History
P Burns and Company was a successful western Canada industrial and retail company. Patrick Burns was born in Ontario, and spent his early years driving cattle and ranching in Winnipeg. The expansion of the railway drew him further west and in 1890 he established an abbatoir in Calgary and further expanded into BC in 1895. The P.Burns and Company Butcher Shop still exists today as a heritage site in Port Moody. (From City of Port Moody website; more information available.)
Marks/Labels
"Burns White Carnation Brand Lard Compound" "P. Burns & Co. Limited" "Calgary Vancouver Edmonton"
Maker
P Burns and Company
Country Made
Canada
Subjects
Product Packaging
Container
Container - Tin
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Alberta
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail

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