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Canned Food Collection

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Napoleon I crowns himself King of Italy in 1805, (c1900)

Napoleon I crowns himself King of Italy in 1805, (c1900). French advertising for Liebigs extract of meat

Background imageCanned Food Collection: The town of Bathurst, New Brunswick - from a photograph by E. J. Russell, of Bathurst, 1860

The town of Bathurst, New Brunswick - from a photograph by E. J. Russell, of Bathurst, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The town of Bathurst, New Brunswick - from a photograph by E. J. Russell, of Bathurst, 1860. The town is situated on the south side of the Bay Chaleur

Background imageCanned Food Collection: War Garden: Vigo County Canning Clubs, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing

War Garden: Vigo County Canning Clubs, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing
War Garden: Vigo County Canning Clubs, between 1910 and 1920

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Mrs. Frank P. Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1st prize winner... between 1910 and 1920

Mrs. Frank P. Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1st prize winner... between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Mrs
Mrs. Frank P. Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio. 1st prize winner of canned vegetables, Aug. 191[?]. First World War: woman with preseved food, and poster with personification of the USA

Background imageCanned Food Collection: War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing

War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920
War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920

Background imageCanned Food Collection: War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing

War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920
War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920

Background imageCanned Food Collection: War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing

War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920
War Garden Commission, between 1910 and 1920

Background imageCanned Food Collection: War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden, between 1910 and 1920

War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing
War Garden, between 1910 and 1920

Background imageCanned Food Collection: War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden, between 1910 and 1920

War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing
War Garden, between 1910 and 1920

Background imageCanned Food Collection: War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden, between 1910 and 1920

War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing. War Garden, between 1910 and 1920. Creator: Harris & Ewing
War Garden, between 1910 and 1920

Background imageCanned Food Collection: A Mobile Canning Van Given By the U.S.A. 1943. Creator: Unknown

A Mobile Canning Van Given By the U.S.A. 1943. Creator: Unknown
A Mobile Canning Van Given By the U.S.A. 1943. British women contribute to the war effort. From "Women's Institutes, by Cicely McCall. [Collins, London, 1943]

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Farm Security Administration (FSA) distributing station, Bakersfield, California, 1938

Farm Security Administration (FSA) distributing station, Bakersfield, California, 1938. Creator: Dorothea Lange
The commodities on the counter represent two weeks allotment for four people. Photograph made in Farm Security Administration (FSA)

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Display of home-canned food, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown

Display of home-canned food, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown
Display of home-canned food. Photo shows jars of yellow squash, peas, beets, and other vegetables

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Wife of Jim Norris with canned goods, Pie Town, New Mexico, 1940. Creator: Russell Lee

Wife of Jim Norris with canned goods, Pie Town, New Mexico, 1940. Creator: Russell Lee
Wife of Jim Norris with canned goods, Pie Town, New Mexico

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Mr. J. Benjamin, a store owner, Washington, D. C. 1942. Creator: Gordon Parks

Mr. J. Benjamin, a store owner, Washington, D. C. 1942. Creator: Gordon Parks
Washington, D.C. Mr. J. Benjamin, a store owner

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Interior of the grocery store patronized by Mrs. Ella Watson... Washington, D.C. 1942

Interior of the grocery store patronized by Mrs. Ella Watson... Washington, D.C. 1942. Creator: Gordon Parks
Washington, D.C. Interior of the grocery store patronized by Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Young mother, aged twenty-two, has one little girl... FSA, Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon, 1939

Young mother, aged twenty-two, has one little girl... FSA, Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon, 1939
Young mother, aged twenty-two, has one little girl three years old. Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon. In mobile unit of FSA (Farm Security Administration) camp. New baby expected in December

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Grocery store owned by Mr. J. Benjamin, on Saturday afternoon, Washington, D. C. 1942

Grocery store owned by Mr. J. Benjamin, on Saturday afternoon, Washington, D. C. 1942. Creator: Gordon Parks
Washington, D.C. Grocery store owned by Mr. J. Benjamin, on Saturday afternoon

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Oyster can used by H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc. 1935-1950. Creator: Unknown

Oyster can used by H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc. 1935-1950. Creator: Unknown
An eight ounce tin can for the Maryland House brand of oysters distributed by H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc. The can is white with red and black text

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Shop-dressing, Technical Institute for the Distributive Trades, London, 1939

Shop-dressing, Technical Institute for the Distributive Trades, London, 1939
Shop-dressing, Technical Institute for the Distributive Trades, 107 Charing Cross Road, London, 1939. Displays of groceries on a counter and on shelves within a classroom

Background imageCanned Food Collection: New metric system of selling bacon, Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1966

New metric system of selling bacon, Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1966. A customer look bewildered as the new metric sytem is explained to her at Cranshaws Store in Stocksbridge

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Food hamper, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters

Food hamper, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters
Food hamper, 1967. Commissioned by the Danish Bacon Company, this photograph for a press ad shows many period products from the late 1960s, many of which have changed little to this day

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Batchelors Garden Peas tin, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters

Batchelors Garden Peas tin, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters
Batchelors Garden Peas tin, 1963. A product image from 1963 showing the tin and label of the time

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Batchelors Peas tin, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters

Batchelors Peas tin, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters
Batchelors Peas tin, 1963. A product image from 1963 showing the tin and label of the time, with the simple slogan Taste how sweet!

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Barnsley Co-op, butchery department, 1957. Artist: Michael Walters

Barnsley Co-op, butchery department, 1957. Artist: Michael Walters
Butchers department, Barnsley Co-op, South Yorkshire, 1957. The meat counter shows a varied selection of continental style salamis, whilst the shelves are stocked with a variety of tinned products

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Shopkeeper unpacking canned gammon joints, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist

Shopkeeper unpacking canned gammon joints, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist
Shopkeeper unpacking canned gammon joints, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1963. The meat has just been imported from Denmark by the Danish Bacon Company

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Dairy Farm tinned Irish Stew, 1968. Artist: Michael Walters

Dairy Farm tinned Irish Stew, 1968. Artist: Michael Walters
Dairy Farm tinned Irish Stew, 1968

Background imageCanned Food Collection: The Crowning of Victoria, Queen of England in 1837, (c1900)

The Crowning of Victoria, Queen of England in 1837, (c1900). French advertising for Liebigs extract of meat

Background imageCanned Food Collection: The W. V. S. Did Many Jobs. Here is a W. V. S. woman managing a field kitchen, c1941 (1942)

The W. V. S. Did Many Jobs. Here is a W. V. S. woman managing a field kitchen, c1941 (1942)
The W.V.S. Did Many Jobs. Here is a W.V.S. woman managing a field kitchen, c1941 (1942). From Frontline 1940-1941. [His Majestys Stationery Office, London, 1942]

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Advert for Smedleys tinned fruit, 1936

Advert for Smedleys tinned fruit, 1936. A print from Tit-Bits, summer, 1936

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Joseph Joachim and Hans von Bulow, c1900

Joseph Joachim and Hans von Bulow, c1900. Musicians Joseph Joachim (1831-1907) and Hans von Bulow (1830-1894). French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Anton Rubinstein and August Wilhelmj, c1900

Anton Rubinstein and August Wilhelmj, c1900. Musicians Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894) and August Wilhelmj (1845-1908). French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Pablo de Sarasate and Franz Liszt, c1900

Pablo de Sarasate and Franz Liszt, c1900. Musicians Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908) and Franz Liszt (1811-1886). French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Nicolo Paganini and Frederic Chopin, c1900

Nicolo Paganini and Frederic Chopin, c1900. Musicians Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840) and Frederic Chopin (1810-1849). French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller, c1900

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller, c1900. German poets of the 18th and 19th century. French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Voltaire and Victor Hugo, c1900

Voltaire and Victor Hugo, c1900. French poets of the 18th and 19th century. French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: William Shakespeare and Lord Bryron, c1900

William Shakespeare and Lord Bryron, c1900. English poets of the 16th and 19th century. French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Dante Allighieri and Torquato Tasso, c1900

Dante Allighieri and Torquato Tasso, c1900. Italian poets of the 14th and 16th century. French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Hans Christian Anderson and Henrik Ibsen, c1900

Hans Christian Anderson and Henrik Ibsen, c1900. Scandinavian poets of the 19th century. French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and Pedro Calderon De La Barca, c1900

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and Pedro Calderon De La Barca, c1900. Spanish poets of the 16th and 17th centuries. French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Potters in antiquity, c1900

Potters in antiquity, c1900. Fire in the artistic industry, French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Chinese ceramics, c1900

Chinese ceramics, c1900. Fire in the artistic industry, French advertising for Liebig Meat Extract

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Painting on glass in the 12th century, (c1900)

Painting on glass in the 12th century, (c1900). Fire in the artistic industry, French advertising for Liebig Meat Extract

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Painting with enamels in the 17th century, (c1900)

Painting with enamels in the 17th century, (c1900). Fire in the artistic industry, French advertising for Liebig Meat Extract

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Glassmakers in the 14th century, (c1900)

Glassmakers in the 14th century, (c1900). Fire in the artistic industry, French advertising for Liebig Meat Extract

Background imageCanned Food Collection: Episodes of the Life of Famous Painters: Rembrandt, (c1900)

Episodes of the Life of Famous Painters: Rembrandt, (c1900). French advertisement for Liebigs Meat Extract

Background imageCanned Food Collection: A Shop in Klondyke, c1900

A Shop in Klondyke, c1900. French advertising for Liebigs extract of meat

Background imageCanned Food Collection: The Crowning of Charlemagne in Rome 800, (c1900)

The Crowning of Charlemagne in Rome 800, (c1900). French advertising for Liebig, extract of meat, c1900



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