Made by Stewart & Young in Glasgow, this
stunning early Edwardian candy tin has some really attractive
illustrations, all in a colour palette of dark green, rich red and gold.
Produced as a souvenir for the Scottish National Exhibition of 1908, ‘The
Steamship Brand’ was established to supply all nations. This particular tin
measures approximately 165mm x 120 x 80mm and is a beautiful example of
Posted by Todd Anderson on Wednesday, July 22, 2015,
I am an avid collector of design books and on a recent trip back to the UK, I stumbled across a fantastic book containing a veritable gold mine of vintage Sainsbury’s packaging, chronicling the years
1962 to 1977.
The books forward tells the story of the author, Jonny Trunk and his search for
a particular 1970 Sainsbury’s pack design for cornflakes that he had memories
of from his childhood. On calling the retailers head office, he discovers that
there’s a huge archive of pristine Sai... Continue reading ...