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Title: Kirby's Brown Old Style Copper Paint can label

Accession Number: 2000.38.8
Type: paint can label
Maker: Geo. Kirby Jr. Paint Co.
Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
Materials: paper
Description: Label; green paper with black lettering and red ink drawing of square \-rigged ship in back ground; paint can label from Kirby's Brown Old Style Copper Paint; printed on front "KIRBY'S/ BROWN/ OLD STYLE/ COPPER PAINT/ MANUFACTURED BY/ GEO. KIRBY JR. PAINT CO. New Bedford, Mass./ SOLE MANUFACTURERS OF THE/ ABOVE COPPER PAINT, KIRBY STEAMSHIP BLACK, KIRBY/ BRONZE GREEN, AND THE BEST LINE OF/ MARINE PAINT MADE."; printed in upper left "BEST/ ANTI-FOULING PAINT"; printed in upper right "APPLY TWO/ COATS FOR BEST RESULT"; printed in lower left "WILL KEEP CLEAN IN/ ANY CLIMATE"; printed in lower right "KEEP THE PAINT WELL/ STIRRED." Similar to 2000.38.7 and 2000.38.9.

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