Shrimp Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate label contained Marine brand fancy shrimp shipped and packed by Marine Products Inc. of New Orleans, Louisiana during the early 20th century. The label has an image of a shrimp on the left with a shield in the center that reads, “These goods have been inspected and quality approved by Marine Products Inc., New Orleans, distributors.” The image on the right shows a mermaid blowing a horn above a box full of shrimp.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Marine Products, Inc.
Place Made
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 in x 11 in; 20.32 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.182
catalog number
1979.0441.182
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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