Cocoa Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained breakfast cocoa that was produced by Walter Baker & Company Ltd. of Dorchester, Massachusetts during the early 20th century. The crate contained 24 half-pound cans of breakfast cocoa. The Baker Chocolate Company was founded in 1780, and is one of the oldest chocolate manufacturers in the United States.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Walter Baker & Co. Ltd.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 6 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.178
catalog number
1979.0441.178
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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