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Title Store display barrel: Davis OK Baking Powder. R. B. Davis Company, Hoboken, N.J., n.d., ca. 1900-1920.
Object Name Barrel
Catalog Number 2011.005.0239
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Store display barrel: Davis OK Baking Powder. R. B. Davis Company, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1900-1920. Wood barrel, ca. 26" high x 18" diameter; fully wrapped in color printed paper label; metal rim at base (top one not present; wood lid with stenciled lettering indicating original contents plus handwritten names and location in black marker (apparently from some later use.)

For retail store display. As stenciled, contents: 4 dozen 15 cent [cent symbol] cans, 5 dozen 25 cent [cent symbol] cans.

The label is the standard one of the era with changes such as for weight - "Full" + "Weight". Printed on one sheet, the front and back are the same.

Company name and Hoboken as address at bottom on both sides: R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J. (Company was located at 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 & 18 Jackson St., Hoboken).
Date 1900-1920
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Search Terms Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
Caption front view (typical of both sides)
Imagefile 109\20110050239.JPG
Classification Food
Manufacturing
Business & Commerce
Retail
Advertising