Bakers Breakfast Cocoa box, ca. 1910

Contributed by Friendship Museum

Bakers Breakfast Cocoa box, ca. 1910
Cartoon School Bus

This record was added to Maine Memory Network through the efforts of a student at Friendship Village School. Learn more.


This shipping box contained 24 half-pound boxes of cocoa for the Jameson & Wotton store. The side of the box indicates that the Walter Baker Co. was awarded a gold medal at the Paris Exposition in 1900. Cocoa was a typical item sold at the Jameson & Wotton store, which catered to both mainland and island customers.

The lobster smack Foster D delivered mail and a variety of goods from the store to the islanders from whom they purchased lobsters, which they took back to the Jameson & Wotton wharf to be sold. The store delivered orders for groceries, hardware and animal feed, supplies for lobstering, and gas and kerosene.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Bakers Breakfast Cocoa 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
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Friendship Museum
PO Box 226, Friendship, ME 04547
(207) 832-4899

The copyright and related rights status of this item have not been evaluated. Please contact the contributing repository for more information.

Cross Reference Searches

LC Subject Headings

Other Keywords

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.