Can Label, "Golden West Brand Tomatoes with Puree from Trimmings," circa 1920

Summary

Manufacturers of similar products sought ways to make their company's goods stand out on store shelves. Attractive labels, like this design for Golden West Brand Tomatoes, 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 Golden West Brand Tomatoes, 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 1920

Collection Title

Label Collection 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

89.311.63

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)
Lithography

Color

Dark blue
Multicolored
Red
Yellowish green

Dimensions

Height: 4.375 in

Width: 10 in

Inscriptions

written on front: Golden West / Brand / Tomatoes with Puree / from Trimmings. / The J. K. Armsby Co. / Los Angeles, Cal. Distributors / Traung Label Co. S.F.

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