Historical information

A commercial company Tobacco company created by a merger between two companies - the Dixson Tobacco Company Limited and William Cameron Brothers and Company Proprietary.

Physical description

Deep Temple Bar Set Slice Tobacco tin with a yellow enamel ground embellished with scroll work and lettering in three colours including red.

Inscriptions & markings

Lid: Temple Bar Sweet Slice Tobacco
Front: Temple Bar / BAT Co / Temple Slice Tob
Printed inside the tin, "TEMPLE BAR A High-Grade Mild Tobacco, Cool & Sweet with a Delicate Flavour, Manufactured by The British - Australasian Tobacco Company"