Box lid to hold Mabor Indestructible Limes.
46 x 100 x 72 mm
Fox Talbot Museum, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
Box lid to hold 6 Mabor Indestructible Limes. The box lid is constructed from card and covered with brown paper. It may originally have been covered in red paper. It is lined with corrugated card and has a paper label printed in blue which reads " The "Mabor" Indestructible Limes Entirely unaffected by damp or moisture Can be carried unprotected in the pocket The Best Limes for all Oxy-Hydrogen purposes Made in two Sizes - Ordinary and Cinematograph." Within the border set at 45 degrees in the top two corners "Damp Proof" and in the bottom corners "Hard" and "Brilliant". Without the border "W.B.& S. London"
Part of the Fenton Collection. A gift from British Film Institute in 2017. From 1986-1999, part of BFI collection for the Museum of the Moving Image. BFI purchased collection in 1986 from James Fenton's Museum of Photography, Port Erin, Isle of Man 1976-1986.