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Title: Ground Color Varnish Stain can label

Accession Number: 2000.38.18
Type: paint can label
Maker: Geo. Kirby Jr. Paint Co.
Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
Materials: paper
Description: Label; white and teal paper with black, red and white lettering and accents in green, orange, blue, red and gray; paint can label from Ground Color Varnish Stain by Geo. Kirby Jr. Paint Co.; shield with two sabers and spear emblem in center; printed on front "GROUND COLOR/ VARNISH STAIN/ Established 1846/ GEO. KIRBY JR. PAINT CO./ NEW BEDFORD, MASS.", "DIRECTIONS/ Every particle/ of dirt and grease/ must be removed from/ the article or surface to be coated./ If too thick, thin with turpentine. The/ work when finished should be left in a warm,/ dry place." and "R.J.K. & Co. 77".

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