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.

Referenced Business: Sanford Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, ChicagoPlace Made: United States: New York, New York City

See more items in: Work and Industry: Agriculture, Food, Crate Labels, Agriculture


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: L.E. Leininger

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0441.260Catalog Number: 1979.0441.260Accession Number: 1979.0441

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: ink (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 6 1/4 in x 7 1/8 in; 15.875 cm x 18.0975 cm


Record Id: nmah_1361899

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