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 Denison’s Crest brand apple crate label was used by H.S. Denison & Company of Wenatchee, Washington during the early 20th century. The lithographed label has a dark blue background with yellow text, and a crest that incorporates an apple, an oil lamp, and a thistle. There is a banner underneath that reads “Quality and Service.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
H. S. Denison & Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 24.765 cm x 26.035 cm
Place Made
United States: Washington, Wenatchee
ID Number
1979.0441.064
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.064
subject
Agriculture
Food
Crate Labels
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Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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