Object ID 002863
Object Name Du Barry Special Cleansing Preparation
Object Desc Metal can of Du Barry Special Cleansing Perparation. Pink can with white and gold decoration.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003394
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Second Floor Bathroom
Start Year Range 1943
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords cleansing,soap,Du Barry,Richard Hudnut,tins,
Title Du Barry Special Cleansing Preparation
Description Metal can of Du Barry Special Cleansing Perparation. Pink can with white and gold decoration. "For cleansing the skin and removing superficial blackheads." Richard Hudnut, New York Paris. New Wt. 4 ozs. Refers to the "Du-Barry Success School", which was trademarked in 1943.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Richard Hudnut
Maker Details Richard Alexander Hudnut (June 2, 1855- October 30, 1928) was an American businessman recognized as the first American to achieve international success in cosmetics manufacturing. The company once maintained separate US and European headquarters on Fifth Avenue in New York City and on the Rue de la Paix in Paris, respectively. Although his fortune had been built around cosmetics and beauty products, he preferred to be known as a "perfumer".
Date JAN 15,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Can is dented on one side, some residue on back, spots of discoloration. Still mostly full of cleanser.