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Salt Lick Shipping Crate

Salt Lick Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Morton brand salt licks that were produced by the Morton Salt Company of San Francisco, California during the early 20th century. The crate contained 20 five-pound salt licks that were used to supply cattle and livestock with important nutrients and minerals.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Morton International, Inc.
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 10 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 27.305 cm x 36.83 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.242
catalog number
1979.0441.242
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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