Baking Powder Shipping Crate

Description (Brief):

This shipping crate side contained KC brand baking powder that was manufactured by the Jaques Manufacturing Company of Chicago, Illinois during the early 20th century. The crate contained two dozen 25 ounce cans of baking powder. The company advertised through a popular recipe booklet called “The Cook’s Book.”

Referenced Business: Jaques Mfg. Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: L.E. Leininger

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0441.295Catalog Number: 1979.0441.295Accession Number: 1979.0441

Object Name: crate label

Physical Description: ink (crate label material)wood (substrate material)Measurements: crate label: 6 3/4 in x 13 in; 17.145 cm x 33.02 cm


Record Id: nmah_1361934

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