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Glass toothbrush holder
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Details

Object ID 000321

Object Name Glass toothbrush holder

Object Desc Clear glass, flat on one side tube. Rim around top, round bulb-like end of the tube, that is full of an unknown substance off white in color. Texture looks fiberous, like cotton. The tube says, "DR. S. H. THOMPSON STERAL TUBE PATENTED JUNE 13, 1922."

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000296

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords toothbrush holder,glass tube,Thompson Sterile Toothbrush Co,Steral Tube,drug stores,


Title Glass toothbrush holder

Description Clear glass, flat on one side tube. Rim around top, round bulb-like end of the tube, that is full of an unknown substance off white in color. Texture looks fiberous, like cotton.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 6.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Tube is 7.5 inches long, 2 inches wide across the middle and 6.5 inches deep.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Dr. S.H. Thompson Steral Tube

Maker Details Transparet glass Dr. S.H. Thompson Steral Tube Toothbrush holder. Cotton ball/or cotton sterilizer at bottom to absorb odors and moisture. Originally came in a set with a wall-mount and booklet. Patented June 13, 1922 by Dr. Thompson Sterile Toothbrush Co.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY296

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 19,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Some discoloration and marking on inside of tube. Sterilizer at bottom is no longer the original bright pink. Black substance covers top of pink sterilizer on inside of tube--can possibly be removed?


Events

Date APR 3,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Second Floor Bathroom - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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