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Old Dutch Cleanser crate
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Details

Object ID 000210

Object Name Old Dutch Cleanser crate

Object Desc Brown wooden Old Dutch Cleanser crate with red and black labeling. First manufactured in 1905 by Cudahy Packing Co. located in Chicago, IL. It was the first cleansing powder on the market. Cudahy Packing Co. later developed into Cudahy Soap Works.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000209a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Cleaning Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords kitchens,Old Dutch Cleanser,Cudahy Soap Works,household cleanser,bathrooms,cleaning,wooden crates,


Title Old Dutch Cleanser crate

Description Brown wooden Old Dutch Cleanser crate with red and black labeling.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 10.5

Length 20

Width 13.5

Depth 10

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Both crates measure approximately 10.5 inches tall, 20 inches long, 13.5 inches wide and 10 inches deep

Quantity 2

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Cudahy Packing Co.

Maker Details First manufactured in 1905 by Cudahy Packing Co. located in Chicago, IL. It was the first cleansing powder on the market. Cudahy Packing Co. later developed into Cudahy Soap Works.

Maker Mark

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Image Caption CMY000209a-b

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 7,2013

Summary Excellent Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Crates in good condition, no large scratches or dents in paneling. Some small scratches and scuff marks. One small, natural knot in proper front panel and bottom panel of box B. Small, worn down chip on proper front panel onf box A.


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