Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Received The Gold Medal At Paris Exposition 1878


The front panel is brown with medals and stalks of corn on a tray behind two yellow and black boxes of Duryea's Satin Gloss Starch and Duryea's Corn Starch. It also reads, "Received Prize Medal Great Exposition Paris 1867 for perfection of quality. For best production of its kind. Highest Centennial Award for Notable or Aboslute Purity." The back panel has a picture of the factory and reads, "Sold by all grocers, 'It is the best.' Has always received prize medals in United States and Europe." The inside panels have a calendar.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Duryea's Corn Starch

Publisher: Glen Cove Starch Co. (Glen Cove, N.Y.)


7.6 x 5.7 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Received The Gold Medal At Paris Exposition 1878. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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