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Crate

Description

Rectangular wooden packing crate fastened w/ nails. Lid is hinged. Top has a "X X X" piece of copper and gold painted leather w/ stamped abstract design. Crate is empty. Paper label pasted to front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1920
Inscriptions
Printed on front: ""T.A. Huston & Co/ Popular/ BISCUITS/ PILOT/ Auburn, Maine""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
nailing
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
sawing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
CRATE, SHIPPING
crates
Iron
iron (metal)
Mill Sawn
Nailed
nailing
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
sawing
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
T.A. Huston & Co.
Dimensions
11.75 x 21.75 x 13.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5049
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24143

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