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Object ID 001151

Object Name Max Factor advertisement

Object Desc Paper advertisement on cardboard for Max Factor Pan-Stik. Ad is cut out with a graphic of actress Evelyn Keyes at left next to graphic of pan-stick. Text at bottom, "Pan-Stick New Cream-Type Make-Up Max Factor Hollywood"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001804

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Advertisements


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range 1943

End Year Range 1949

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords advertising,signs,Keyes, Evelyn,merchandise displays,Max Factor (brand),Pan-Stik,cosmetics,grooming,

Title Max Factor advertisement




Description / Abstract

Physical Description Advertisment is printed on paper with was glued to cardboard. Paper glued to back of cardboard as well. Sign is cut out with red circle and light blue rectangle at bottom. Text in circle reads "Evelyn Keyes / A Columbia Pictures Star, Says: / 'Natural-looking / ...never greasy, / streaky or shiny.' / as easy to use as your lipstick". Graphic of Keyes at left and graphic of pan-stick at right. Text at bottom reads, "Pan-Stik* / New Cream-Type Make-Up / Max Factor Hollywood / *Pan-Stik (trademark) means Max Factor Hollywood Cream-Type Make-Up" "$1.50 plus tax"


Author Details




Language English


Publisher Details

Spine / Label


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Image Caption CMY1804



Date JAN 8,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes The paper on the front and back is separating from the cardboard. The front is only afixed by a small section on the right with it beginning to separate on the left. On the front there is loss on the lower left corner of the paper. There are small tears on the edges of the paper throughout. The cardboard is frayed on the lower left corner. On the back, the paper is loose on the right edge. There is loss on the lower right corner of the paper. It appears there may have been a cardboard easel on the back that is missing. There are remnants from glue. The paper on the back is rippled throughout.


Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 3 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin



Date JAN 8,2014

Notes Evelyn Keyes was Max Factor's Star of the Year in 1943 ( Pan-Stik makeup was released in 1947 to movie productions and in 1948 to the public.