Glue Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side is for LePage’s Glue that was manufactured by the Russia Cement Company of Gloucester, Massachusetts in the early 20th century. William LePage perfected the art of making glue from fish byproducts, and founded the LePage Company in 1876, which continues to this day as a Henkel brand.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Russia Cement Co.
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Gloucester
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 5 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 13.335 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.227
catalog number
1979.0441.227
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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