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Sweetheart Talcum Powder
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Details

Object ID 002862

Object Name Sweetheart Talcum Powder

Object Desc Metal tin of Sweetheart Talcum Powder showing woman draped in white cloth flanked by Ionic columns.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003393

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Second Floor Bathroom

Object Date

Start Year Range 1906

End Year Range 1956

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tins,talcum powder,Sweetheart brand,Manhattan Soap Co.,


Title Sweetheart Talcum Powder

Description Metal tin of Sweetheart Talcum Powder showing woman draped in white cloth flanked by Ionic columns. Guaranteed by Manhattan Soap Company under the Food & Drug Act, June 30, 1906. Serial No. 53692. Avg. net wt. 3 oz.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4.5

Length 0

Width 2.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Manhattan Soap Company

Maker Details Manhattan Soap Company was a business founded in 1890[1] and located at 426 West 38th Street in New York City.[2] It manufactured Sweetheart toilet soap and other products. 441 Lexington Avenue (Manhattan) was the company's physical address in 1937. The corporation was acquired by the Purex (laundry detergent) corporation on July 31, 1956.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3393

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 14,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Scuffs and scratches on tin, some rust on top. Top dented in.


Events

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