Boneless Cod Fish box, ca. 1910
Contributed by Friendship Museum
This colorful wooden shipping box contained three pounds of boneless codfish from Lord Bros. Company in Portland and was shipped to the Jameson & Wotton store.
The 1907 Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin has the Lord Bros. Company listed as selling their salted cod for 8 cents per pound. Salted cod fish was a staple in the diet of coastal Mainers. It is still popular in some Maine kitchens today.
- Title: Boneless Cod Fish box, ca. 1910
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Town: Friendship
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: wood with paper label
- Dimensions (cm): 8.1. x 12.5 x 20.5
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
PO Box 226, Friendship, ME 04547
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