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Sticky Business ~ 1908 Molasses Label

October 27, 2009
Sticky Business ~ 1908 Molasses Label

Fruit crate labels showed an astonishing range of styles and effects while maintaining consistant themes. The rounded, better than life illustrations just make me hungry in a soda fountain, cherry pie kind of way.

The elegant artwork from the Grants Pass Farmers Market goes beyond fruits and vegetables. Here’s an early 1908 Molasses Label from a cask imported by a Kansas City firm.

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