Whisky Shipping Crate

Whisky Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Cutty Sark brand Scotch whisky that was made by Berry Brothers & Rudd of London, England after 1923. The crate side has a central illustration of the brand’s logo, a depiction of the clipper ship Cutty Sark. The ship was launched in 1869 and used primarily as a tea trading vessel when speed was of the necessity.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Berry Bros. & Rudd
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 8 1/8 in x 11 in; 20.6375 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.225
catalog number
1979.0441.225
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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