Sardine Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side was used by Continental Seacoast Canning of Eastport, Maine during the early 20th century. The crate contained four dozen ten ounce tins of three quarter mustard sardines. The brand Continental is flanked by two skeleton keys.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Seacoast Canning Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 5 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 36.83 cm
Place Made
United States: Maine, Eastport
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Crate Labels
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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