Salt Brick Shipping Crate

Description (Brief):

This shipping crate side contained salt bricks manufactured by the Leslie-California Salt Company of San Francisco, California during the first half of the 20th century. The crate side has a center image of a circle with an illustration of a cow in the center. Salt bricks were used to supply cattle and livestock with important nutrients and minerals.

Referenced Business: Leslie Salt Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San Francisco

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: 1979.0441.291Catalog Number: 1979.0441.291Accession Number: 1979.0441

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: ink (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 9 1/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 23.495 cm x 36.83 cm


Record Id: nmah_1361930

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