Mucilage Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This is a side panel of a Sanford Manufacturing Company shipping crate that contained Sanford glue (mucilage). The Sanford Manufacturing Company was founded in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1857. The company relocated to Chicago in 1866 and produced ink and glue in its early years before solely manufacturing ink products and renaming itself the Sanford Ink Company in 1940. Sanford was purchased by Newell Company in 1992.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Sanford Corporation
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 6 3/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 18.0975 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.355
catalog number
1979.0441.355
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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