Evaporated Milk Shipping Crate

Description (Brief):

This end panel of a Borden’s Evaporated Milk shipping crate bears the imprint of the company’s stylized Lady Liberty logo, who made her first appearance on Borden’s Peerless Brand Evaporated Milk in 1914. Gail Borden Jr. patented his method for producing condensed milk by vacuum in 1856 and established the New York Condensed Milk Company in 1857. The company changed its name to the Borden Condensed Milk Company in 1899, which was simplified to the Borden Company in 1919.

Referenced Business: Borden Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: L.E. Leininger

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0441.163Catalog Number: 1979.0441.163Accession Number: 1979.0441

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: ink (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 9 in x 12 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 31.115 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-fd1f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1361801

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