Fish Shipping Crate

Fish Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate was used by the F. Alioto Fish Company of San Francisco, California during the first half of the 20th century. The entire Alioto family worked in San Francisco around Fisherman’s Wharf. Frank Alioto partnered with his bother-law-Tom Lazio to form the F. Alito Fish Company (later the Alioto-Lazio Fish Company).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
F. Alioto Fish Company
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 9 1/4 in x 18 in; 23.495 cm x 45.72 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.321
catalog number
1979.0441.321
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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