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Paper label printed for jars of anchovies

<p>Paper label printed for jars of anchovies made in the Joan Callol i Callol factory at the beginning of the 20th century.</p>

Paper label printed for jars of anchovies made in the Joan Callol i Callol factory at the beginning of the 20th century.

There were many small salting factories in L'Escala, some with their own label and others without. Joan Callol i Callol salting factory, Ratxalet, located in the old port. The label in question, written in Catalan, is from before the Civil War, and is for pickled anchovies with a drawing of the fishing boats leaving the old port in L'Escala, and showing the Coastguard building, which was demolished in 1934.

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