Tobacco Shipping Crate

Tobacco Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained tobacco from Middletown, Ohio manufactured by the P. Lorillard Company during the late 19th century. The wooden crate side features an extensive block of text that claims that the “manufacturer of this tobacco has complied with all the requirements of law” and warns against re-using to crate to ship tobacco.
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Object Name
crate label
referenced business
P. Lorillard Company
Place Made
United States: Ohio, Middletown
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 3 in x 12 in; 7.62 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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