Old Orchard Beach Clams label, ca. 1880

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The Portland Packing Company produced clams, lobster, fruits, vegetables and meats.

This label includes directions for cooking chowder, stews, fritters, pie and patties.

The company won awards at the Paris Exposition of 1867, the American Institute of 1870 and the Vienna Exposition of 1873.

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  • Title: Old Orchard Beach Clams label, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Location: Old Orchard Beach, York County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 656
  • Collection: Portland Packing Company scrapbook
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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