Pineapple Shipping Crate

Description (Brief):

This shipping crate side contained Hawaiian Chief brand sliced pineapple that was packed by the Pearl City Fruit Company Ltd., of Honolulu, Hawaii during the early 20th century. George Lycurgus founded the Pearl City Fruit Company in 1892, and competed with the Hawaiian Fruit and Packing company for packing and shipping pineapples. This crate contained four dozen 11-ounce tins.

Referenced Business: Pearl City Fruit Co. Ltd.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Hawaii, Oahu, Honolulu

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: 1979.0441.263Catalog Number: 1979.0441.263Accession Number: 1979.0441

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: ink (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 9 in x 10 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 26.67 cm


Record Id: nmah_1361902

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