Biscuit Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained biscuits manufactured by the American Biscuit & Manufacturing Company of New York, New York during the late 19th century. The crate label has the company’s trademark image of a colorful parrot on the left. Founded in 1890, the American Biscuit & Manufacturing Company merged with the New York Biscuit Company in 1898 to form the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) now one of the largest bakeries in the world.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
American Biscuit and Mfg. Co.
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 11 1/4 in x 23 in; 28.575 cm x 58.42 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Saugerties
ID Number
1979.0441.338
catalog number
1979.0441.338
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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