Cork: Merchant City

Cork: Merchant City

Provisions Trade

Butter Inspection Slip, 1883.

Butter was rated by quality, with the best being designated a ‘First’, the next best a ‘Second’ and so on. Butter for export was packed into wooden firkins or barrels, each holding 56 pounds (24.40 kilograms).
(CCCA U401 Cork Butter Market)

Butter Inspection Slip, 1883.

 

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