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Apple Crate Label

Apple Crate Label

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Description (Brief)
Labels are an important marketing device. They often go beyond merely identifying contents and are designed to help establish brand distinction and generate customer loyalty for a largely interchangeable product.
This Waldorf brand apple crate label was used by S. Albertson Company Inc. of Yakima, Washington during the early 20th century. The lithographed label has a dark blue background, with an illustration of a young male bellhop carrying an oversized apple on his tray. The label is likely referencing the popular Waldorf-Astoria hotel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
S. Albertson Company Inc.
Place Made
United States: Washington, Yakima
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 3/4 in x 10 1/8 in; 22.225 cm x 25.7175 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.059
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.059
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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