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Title: Ferndell brand boneless Georges codfish box

Accession Number: 2001.127.27
Type: codfish box
Maker: Sprague, Warner & Co.
Place: USA, IL, Chicago
Materials: wood
Description: Fish box; wooden codfish box with dovetailed corners and a sliding lid; printed in black on lid "ONE POUND NET./ FERNDELL BRAND/ BONELESS/ GEORGES CODFISH/ DISTRIBUTED BY/ SPRAGUE WARNER & COMPANY/ CHICAGO, ILLINOIS"; printed in black on front "PREPARED WITH FOUR TENTHS OF/ 1% BENZOATE OF SODA, WHICH IS/ REMOVED IN TWO OR THREE WASHINGS/ AS YOU FRESHEN THE FISH"; printed on back "FERNDELL BRAND"; printed on right side "FERNDELL/ BRAND".

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