Medicine Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was used by Barker, Moore & Mein Medicine Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the early 20th century. The crate contained a half dozen bottles, sold for 84 cents. The Barker, Moore & Mein Medicine Company sold a variety of powders and liniments for medicinal purposes, and were well-known for their “Komic” picture souvenirs that depicted a variety of mishaps that could be solved by the company’s products.
Currently not on view
referenced business
Barker, Moore & Mein Medicine Company
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 7 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in; 19.05 cm x 29.845 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History