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.
About This Item
- 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: 8.1. cm x 12.5 cm x 20.5 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
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PO Box 226, Friendship, ME 04547
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