Whisky Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Ballantine’s whisky and was used by George Ballantine & Son, Limited of Dumbarton and Elgin, Scotland during the first half of the 20th century. The company was founded around 1827 in Edinburgh, Scotland and continues to this day as a popular whisky brand.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
George Ballantine & Son Ltd.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 9 in x 14 3/4 in; 22.86 cm x 37.465 cm
Place Made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Dumbarton
United Kingdom: Scotland, Elgin
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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