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Title: Label for can of Pride of Virginia Brand Potomac River Herring

Accession Number: 1999.35.1
Category: MERCHANDISING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Type: herring can label
Maker:
Place: USA, Potomac River; USA, VA, Mundy Point
Date:
Materials: paper
Description: Label for 15 oz. can of Virginia herring; red background with illustrations on left and right; left side has an illustration of a herring; reads "PRIDE OF VIRGINIA/ BRAND/ POTOMAC RIVER/ HERRING/ PACKED BY/ WARREN J. COURTNEY & SON./ MUNDY POINT, NORTHUMBERLAND CO., VA."; center of label has recipes for "FISH CROQUETTES" and "FISH CAKES"; right side has illustration of a woman standing with a sword and lance over a man with his crown knocked off; reads "TRADE MARK REGISTERED/ PRIDE OF VIRGINIA BRAND/ SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS [Thus Always to Tyrants]/ WATER ADDED/ POTOMAC RIVER/ HERRING/ PACKED BY/ WARREN J. COURTNEY & SON./ MUNDY POINT, NORTHUMBERLAND CO., VA."

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