Cracker Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate label contained Roxborough brand crackers, cakes, and biscuits produced by Henry Wanklin’s bakery in Roxborough, Philadelphia during the early 20th century. The crate label has an image of a cracker on the left with an illustration of a sheath of grain. The label calls the Wanklin’s bakery a steam bakery.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Roxborough Steam Bakery
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 10 in x 21 1/4 in; 25.4 cm x 53.975 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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