Chemical Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained embalming fluid manufactured by the Dodge Chemical Company of Boston, Massachusetts during the early 20th century. The Dodge Chemical Company was founded in 1893 by A. Johnson Dodge, who also established a permanent embalming school called the New England Institute of Anatomy, Sanitary Science, and Embalming. The Dodge Chemical Company continues to this day as a manufacturer of embalming fluids.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Dodge Chemical Company
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 1/2 in x 18 in; 21.59 cm x 45.72 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
1979.0441.361
catalog number
1979.0441.361
accession number
1979.0441
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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