|Title||Store display barrel: Davis OK Baking Powder. R. B. Davis Company, Hoboken, N.J., n.d., ca. 1900-1920.|
|Collection||Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
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).
|Year Range from||1900|
|Year Range to||1920|
Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
|Caption||front view (typical of both sides)|
Business & Commerce