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Oyster can used by H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc.

Catalog Data

Distributed by:
H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc., American, 1935 - 2005  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 3/8 × 6 5/8 × 6 11/16 in. (18.7 × 16.8 × 17 cm)
Type:
cans
Place used:
Nanticoke, Wilcomico County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935-1950
Description:
A one gallon tin can for the Seacrest brand of oysters distributed by H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc. The can is grey, black and green. The image on the can is of a green sailboat on a green sea with black and grey clouds in the background. Printed over the sail of the boat in black and green text is “OYSTERS / HUITRES.” This is also printed on the opposite side of the can in solid green text. This text is in a green and black outlined box with an oyster above it. All text on the can is printed in both English and French. The lid of the can is painted white. Printed in the center of the lid in black text is “STANDARDS.” Warning labels are printed above and below this.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.195.11
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52fb18246-2a9d-4480-9f46-9da5c60bf4d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.195.11