H.J. Heinz Bottle, circa 1925

Summary

In the late 19th century, when many foods were still sold in bulk, H.J. Heinz developed a strong name-brand image and individual packages for his products. Heinz's clear glass bottles allowed customers to see the quality of the product. The crackled appearance of this bottle would have made this Heinz product stand out among others on a grocer's shelf.

In the late 19th century, when many foods were still sold in bulk, H.J. Heinz developed a strong name-brand image and individual packages for his products. Heinz's clear glass bottles allowed customers to see the quality of the product. The crackled appearance of this bottle would have made this Heinz product stand out among others on a grocer's shelf.

Artifact

Bottle

Date Made

circa 1925

Creators

H.J. Heinz Company of Canada 

Place of Creation

Canada 

Creator Notes

Made for H.J. Heinz Company of Canada by an unknown company.

 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Davidson-Gerson Gallery of Glass

Object ID

53.41.152

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of H.J. Heinz Co.

Material

Glass (Material)
Pressed glass

Color

Colorless

Dimensions

Height: 9 in

Diameter: 2.75 in

Weight: 14.3 oz

Inscriptions

on bottom: HEINZ / MADE / 26 B 9A / IN / CANADA

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