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Title Can: Davis OK Baking Powder. 5 lb. Made by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J. Can with printed label. 1/4 lb.?. N.d., ca.1900-1910.
Object Name Can
Catalog Number 2010.007.0108
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Davis OK Baking Powder. 5 Pound can. Made by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J. Can with printed wraparound label. No date, circa 1900-1920. Metal can with slip off lid, 5-1/8" diameter x 7-13/16" high; embossed lettered top; paper wraparound label printed in yellow, black and red. Original contents not present. Bottom unmarked.

Product description and instructions are all in English. Date of this item is only estimated at this time.

Embossed lid lettered:
Full Weight 5 lbs.
Davis Baking Powder
Absolutely Pure
"All ingredients are especially prepared and scientifically blended by our own exclusive processes.

Specially prepared acid phosphate, bi-carbonate of soda, aluminum sulphate [note line break has aluminum hypenated: al- minum], corn starch and 15/100 of 1 per cent dried white of egg."
Date 1900-1920
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Search Terms Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
Caption front Davis Baking Powder five pound can
Imagefile 075\20100070108.JPG
Classification Food
Manufacturing
Business & Commerce
Retail