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Pork & Beans Shipping Crate

Pork & Beans Shipping Crate

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Description (Brief)
This is an end panel of a Snider’s Pork and Beans shipping crate. Thomas A. Snider started the T.A. Snider Preserve Company of Cincinnati in 1879. Snider was one of the largest ketchup makers at the turn of the 20th century and produced a variety of tomato related products and canned goods such as relish, tomato soup, oyster sauce, and pork and beans.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
T. A. Snider Preserve Co.
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 10 3/8 in x 20 3/8 in; 26.3525 cm x 51.7525 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.308
catalog number
1979.0441.308
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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