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Object ID 002788

Object Name Glover's Imperial Medicated Soap

Object Desc Golden yellow box containing a wrapped bar of Glover's Imperial Medicated Soap.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002551a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range 1941

End Year Range 1960

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Glover's Soap,soap,personal care,bar soap,

Title Glover's Imperial Medicated Soap

Description Golden yellow cardboard box (2551a) containing a wrapped bar of Glover's soap (2551b). Box has a blue rectangle and a circle with two profiles inside. Front of box also lists ingredients, manufacturer information, and states it is a "shampoo for the scalp." "35" is written in grease pencil. Sides of the box have suggestions for use and state the package was redesigned in 1941.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 1.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin


Maker Details Henry Clay Glover started practicing veterinary medicine sometime prior to 1877. Henry Clay Glover started practicing veterinary medicine sometime prior to 1877. His company eventually went into the human hair care industry and was bought out in the 1950ís or 60ís.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2551a-b



Date NOV 6,2014

Summary Very Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box has some discoloration and edge wear but is in overall very good condition. Soap is wrapped in its original paper wrapper.