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

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H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc., American, 1935 - 2005  Search this
H x W x D: 7 3/8 × 6 5/8 × 6 5/8 in. (18.7 × 16.8 × 16.8 cm)
Place used:
Nanticoke, Wicomico County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
A one gallon tin can for the Seacrest brand of oysters distributed by H. B. Kennerly & Son, Inc. The can is white with light blue borders. An image of a green and yellow sailboat is on two sides of the can. Printed in red on the sail of the sailboat is “Seacrest.” Printed below the sail boat in blue text is “OYSTERS.” Printed above the sailboat, near the lip of the can in light blue text is “NET CONT. ONE U.S. LIQ. GAL. OR 5/6 IMPERIAL GAL.” One side of the can has light blue that reads “SEE LID FOR /SIZE DESIGNATION. Printed below this is red text is “PERISHABLE / KEEP REFRIGERATED.” Underneath this in smaller blue text is “DIST. BY / H. B. KENNERLY & SON, INC. / NANTICOKE, MD. U.S.A.” The lid of the can is blue with lettering that reads “OYSTERS / EXTRA SELECTS.”
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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