Oysters Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained Providence River brand cove oysters packed and shipped by the Fait & Winebrenner Company of Baltimore, Maryland during the early 20th century. The shipping crate was made by J.M. Thiemeyer & Company Box Manufacturers. The wooden shipping crate side has an interlocking F and W symbol in the center, and contained 24 20-ounce cans of oysters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Fait & Winebrenner
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 3/4 in x 11 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 29.845 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
1979.0441.347
catalog number
1979.0441.347
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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