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Corned Beef Shipping Crate

Corned Beef Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained 24 12 ounce tins of Wilson’s certified corned beef and was in use around 1900-1950. The beef was from Argentina.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Wilson & Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 7 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 33.655 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.160
catalog number
1979.0441.160
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I saw your Wilson Corned Beef box had ounce tins inside of it. Have you seen any that had pound tins instead of the ounce tins? What can you tell me about the Wilson Corned Beef wooden box?

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