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Catalog Number 2008.59.18
Object Name Tag, Merchandise
Title Matthew Wells Shipping Tag
Description Matthew Wells merchandise shipping tag with a red border and red font. A hole is in the middle of the left side, allowing the tag to be tied to another object. Text reads: "Matthew-Wells Company Ltd. Pickle, Olive, Jam and Vinegar Manufacturers. Guelph, Ont." Text in the bottom left corner reads: "No. of bags in this shipment". Three red lines are drawn horizontally across the bottom of the tag in order for hand written text.

On the back of the tag is a list written in pen which reads: "Chutney, 30 gls. strong, Spirit, 20 ... dry pomace, Spices, get 4 BBls of the above."
People Matthews, James
Dunlop, Jim
Wells, Arthur
Wells, Howard
Search Terms Matthews-Wells Company Ltd.
Subjects COMMERCIAL - FOOD
COMMERCIAL - MANUFACTURING
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
TRANSPORTATION
Dimensions 12 x 5.9 cm. - L x W