Tobacco Shipping Crate

Tobacco Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side originally contained tobacco manufactured by the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company during the early 20th century. The crate bears a warning saying that the manufacturer has “complied with all requirements of law, and every person is cautioned under penalties of law not to use this package for tobacco again.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company
Place Made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 12 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in; 31.75 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.271
catalog number
1979.0441.271
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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