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Title: Wave Crest Georges codfish box

Accession Number: 2001.127.25
Type: codfish box
Maker: C.F. Wonson & Co.
Place: USA, MA, Gloucester
Materials: wood
Description: Fish box; wooden codfish box with dovetailed corners and a sliding lid; printed in green on lid "ONE POUND NET/ ABSOLUTELY BONELESS/ WAVE CREST/ GEORGES CODFISH/ PACKED BY/ C. F. WONSON & CO./ GLOUCESTER, MASS."; printed in black on right side "PREPARED WITH 1-40 OF 1%/ BENZOATE OF SODA/ WHICH IS REMOVED BY FRESH-/ ENING THE FISH AS FOLLOWS:/ SOAK 15 MINUTES IN RUNNING/ WATER, THEN 5 MINUTES IN/ FRESH WARM WATER, THEN/ BRING TO A BOIL SLOWLY IN/ FRESH WATER/"; handwritten on left side in pencil "no/ 35ยข".

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