Trade Card for Keystone Brand Pickles, Vinegars, Mustard, F. & J. Heinz, circa 1880

Summary

In 1869, H.J. Heinz entered his first business partnership to form Heinz & Noble, which sold pickled foods and condiments until going out of business in 1875. In 1876, Heinz persuaded family members to begin a new company -- F. & J. Heinz -- with H.J. Heinz running the company behind the scenes until he could rebuild his reputation and take over the company.

In 1869, H.J. Heinz entered his first business partnership to form Heinz & Noble, which sold pickled foods and condiments until going out of business in 1875. In 1876, Heinz persuaded family members to begin a new company -- F. & J. Heinz -- with H.J. Heinz running the company behind the scenes until he could rebuild his reputation and take over the company.

Artifact

Trade card

Date Made

circa 1880

Subject Date

circa 1880

Creators

F. & J. Heinz Company 

Armor, Feurhake & Company 

Place of Creation

United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh 

Creator Notes

Advertised products made by F. & J. Heinz, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Lithographed by Armor, Feurhake & Co., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Collection Title

Trade Card Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

53.41.2095.2

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 in

Width: 5.5 in

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