Showcase Used by the H.J. Heinz Company, Giveaways between 1890-1918

Summary

"Pickle King" H. J. Heinz had tremendous success with the pickle charm promotion at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. This prompted him to create a greater variety of giveaways including pins, badges, and other items seen in this display board -- created for and displayed in the original Heinz company museum.

"Pickle King" H. J. Heinz had tremendous success with the pickle charm promotion at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. This prompted him to create a greater variety of giveaways including pins, badges, and other items seen in this display board -- created for and displayed in the original Heinz company museum.

Artifact

Showcase

Subject Date

1890-1918

Creators

H.J. Heinz Company 

Place of Creation

United States 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

53.41.762

Credit

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

Material

Wood (Plant Material)
Glass (Material)
Plastic
Paper (Fiber product)
Metal

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 in

Width: 41.5 in

Length: 1.25 in

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