Ammonia Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This end panel of a Crescent Manufacturing Company Household Ammonia shipping crate is imprinted with the company’s crescent moon trademark. The company was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1883 as a supplier of vanilla extract to the Pacific Northwest. Later becoming Crescent Foods Inc., the company made its mark on the consumer landscape in 1905 with its Mapleine imitation maple flavoring which is still sold today by McCormick, which bought Crescent in 1989.
Currently not on view
referenced business
Crescent Mfg. Co.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Seattle
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 1/2 in x 12 in; 26.67 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History