Apple Crate Label

Description (Brief)
Labels are an important marketing device. They often go beyond merely identifying contents and are designed to help establish brand distinction and generate customer loyalty for a largely interchangeable product.
This Revelation brand apple crate label was used by the John A. Eck Company of Chicago, Illinois during the beginning of the 20th century. The lithographed blue label has an illustration of two red apples still on the branch.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
John A. Eck Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 5/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 21.9075 cm x 26.67 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
1979.0441.012
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.012
subject
Agriculture
Food
Crate Labels
See more items in
Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

Submit a comment or ask a question about this object using the form below. Submissions are moderated and may receive a curator response. Please note that we cannot evaluate or appraise your personal artifacts. For other questions or general inquiries please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.