Whisky Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained King William IV brand blended Scotch whisky that was produced by John Gillon & Company Ltd. of Glasgow, Scotland during the early 20th century. The company was established in 1817, and produced this brand of Scotch until the 1980s when the Distillers Company Ltd., who owned the brand, was bought out by Guinness.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
John Gillon & Co. Ltd.
Place Made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Glasgow
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 3/8 in x 13 in; 23.8125 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.186
catalog number
1979.0441.186
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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