Trade Card for H.J. Heinz Company Apple Butter & Table Delicacies, circa 1900

Summary

Trade cards were one of the methods H. J. Heinz employed to promote his pickled foods and condiments. Customers enjoyed and often saved these vibrant little advertisements found in product packages or distributed by local merchants.

Trade cards were one of the methods H. J. Heinz employed to promote his pickled foods and condiments. Customers enjoyed and often saved these vibrant little advertisements found in product packages or distributed by local merchants.

Artifact

Trade card

Date Made

circa 1900

Subject Date

circa 1900

Collection Title

Trade Card Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

53.41.2137.11

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Width: 1.75 in

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