Can Label, "Holly Brand Peaches," circa 1916

Summary

Manufacturers of similar products sought ways to make their company's goods stand out on store shelves. Attractive labels, like this design for Holly Brand Peaches, helped catch the attention of potential customers - hopefully encouraging 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 design for Holly Brand Peaches, helped catch the attention of potential customers - hopefully encouraging them to purchase the company's product rather than that of a competitor.

Artifact

Can label

Date Made

circa 1916

Subject Date

circa 1916

Collection Title

Label Collection 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

89.311.24

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Out of the West Publishing.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Embossing (Technique)
Printing (Process)
Lithography

Color

Bluish gray
Gold (Color)
Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 4.375 in

Width: 12.5 in

Inscriptions

written on front: Holly / Yellow Cling Peaches / Packed in U.S.A. / California / Packing / Corporation / Main Office / San Francisco, / California. / U.S.A.

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