H. J. Heinz Co. Booth at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, 1893

Summary

The H. J. Heinz Company boasted the largest of the commercial food exhibits at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The company's exhibit included product displays; free product samples; an assortment of art objects, antiquities, and curiosities; and most popular--green watch-chain charms in the shape of pickles. These would soon after be made as pins.

The H. J. Heinz Company boasted the largest of the commercial food exhibits at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The company's exhibit included product displays; free product samples; an assortment of art objects, antiquities, and curiosities; and most popular--green watch-chain charms in the shape of pickles. These would soon after be made as pins.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1893

Creators

H.J. Heinz Company 

Creator Notes

Photographed for H. J. Heinz Company.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

53.41.986

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 in

Width: 7.375 in

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