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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Seacoast Canning Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
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
1979.0441.161
catalog number
1979.0441.161
accession number
1979.0441
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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