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Burnham and Morrill label, Portland, 1891

Contributed by Maine State Archives

A colorful trademark label for corn, with an image of an ear of corn.

The label contains a reference to apparently winning a gold medal in Paris in 1878 and a gold medal in New Orleans in 1886.

This trademark label was submitted to the Maine Secretary of State in 1891 in order to obtain legal protection for the design.

Other Information

  • Title: Burnham and Morrill label, Portland, 1891
  • Creator: Burnham and Morrill Company
  • Creation Date: 1891-01-19
  • Subject Date: 1891-01-19
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 23.5
  • Local Code: tmcorn
  • Collection: Secretary of State Company Trademarks
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine State Archives
84 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0084
(207) 287-5795

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