Borden's Evaporated Milk Crate Label

Description (Brief)
This end panel of a Borden’s Evaporated Milk shipping crate bears the imprint of an eagle. 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
box
referenced business
Borden Western Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 1/2 in x 19 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 48.895 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1979.0441.330
catalog number
1979.0441.330
accession number
1979.0441
subject
Food
Agriculture
Crate Labels
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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