Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This is an end panel of a Borden’s Evaporated Milk shipping crate. Gail Borden Jr. patented his method for producing condensed milk by vacuum in 1856 and established the New York Condensed Milk Company in 1857. The company changed its name to the Borden Condensed Milk Company in 1899, which was simplified to the Borden Company in 1919.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Borden Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 12 in; 22.225 cm x 30.48 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1979.0441.287
catalog number
1979.0441.287
accession number
1979.0441
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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