Can Label, "Lynx Brand Puget Sound Salmon," 1880-1900

Summary

Manufacturers of similar products sought ways to make their company's goods stand out on store shelves. Attractive labels, like this eye-catching design for Fidalgo Island Packing Company salmon, helped catch the attention of potential customers and encourage them to purchase the company's product rather than that of a competitor.

Manufacturers of similar products sought ways to make their company's goods stand out on store shelves. Attractive labels, like this eye-catching design for Fidalgo Island Packing Company salmon, helped catch the attention of potential customers and encourage them to purchase the company's product rather than that of a competitor.

Artifact

Can label

Date Made

1880-1900

Subject Date

1880-1900

Creators

Fidalgo Island Packing Company 

Schmidt Litho. Company 

Place of Creation

United States, Oregon, Portland 

United States, Washington, Anacortes 

Creator Notes

Product by Fidalgo Island Packing Co., Anacortes, Washington. Label lithograph by Schmidt Litho. Co., Portland Oregon.

Collection Title

Label Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.183.13.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)
Lithography

Color

Black (Color)
Blue
Green
Multicolored
Red
Yellow

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in

Width: 9.75 in

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