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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
John Gillon & Co. Ltd.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 9 3/8 in x 13 in; 23.8125 cm x 33.02 cm
Place Made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Glasgow
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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