Commemorative tin, Coronation of King Edward VII, 1902

Object number

LDVAL 3551/4

Date

1902

Description

Tin containing chocolate celebrating the coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 1902.

Physical description

Oblong metal tin with hinged lid. Gold-tone base with a green, red, gold and cream coloured lid which shows potraits of King Edward and Queen Alexandra in oval frames. Also shows crown and royal insignias. Contains complete original chocolate, broken, and paper napkin.

Condition

Good

Type

Memento

Size

Whole Depth: 8mm
length: 124mm
width: 54mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Transfer On lid: CORONATION / DAY / JUNE 28TH / 1902
Inscription Transfer On base: ROWNTREE & CO LTD / YORK

Alternative reference

Entry Number 3551/4

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Metadata
Date1902
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeMemento
Collection typeSocial history