This small tin is decorated with The Milkbanke and Melbourne Family which is a painting by George Stubbs, it was created in about 1770 and was probably commissioned by Sir Penistone Lamb who later became 1st Viscount Melbourne and the father of William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, who served as Prime Minister during the early years of the reign of Queen Victoria and after whom the city of Melbourne (Victoria, Australia) is named.
The original painting hangs in the National Gallery in London
Mint Flavoured Bonbons – These are delightful little hard-boiled sweets, made from a very old traditional recipe. They are a perfect size for a little “minty fresh pick me up,’ carry in your bag or even travel sweet for the car.
No artificial colours, flavourings or preservatives.
Suitable for vegetarians.
Size – 90 x 70 x 37 mm