This cylindrical tin measures 4 1/4" in diameter and 5 3/4" tall. I do not know its original contents, but it marked Container made in England 1977. The background is a cream color. The lid has "Dog Roses" and a Scott poem, "All twinkling with dewdrops sheen, The briar-rose falls in streamers of green." The sides are decorated likewise: A Common Gorse or Whim with a fragment by E.B. Browning. A crab-apple and white throat bird with line from Wordsworth. A common bumble bee, Flower of Lime Tree, and line from Spenser. An Acorn with line from J. Keats. The tin is in excellent condition.
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