Object ID 002864
Object Name Azomis Toilet and Nursery Powder
Object Desc Blue and white striped tin of Azomis toilet and nursery powder by Sharp & Dohme.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003395
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Second Floor Bathroom
Start Year Range 1908
End Year Range 1953
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords baby powder,talcum powder,Azomis brand,Sharp & Dohme,
Title Azomis Toilet and Nursery Powder
Description Blue and white striped tin of Azomis toilet and nursery powder by Sharp & Dohme, Philadelphia, Baltimore.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Sharp & Dohme
Maker Details The firm was established in 1860. The company merged with H. K. Mulford & Co. in 1929, keeping the name, and then merged with Merck & Co. in May 1953 (ending the Sharp & Dohme name). Azomis was first trademarked in 1908.
Date JAN 15,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Top is scratched, some signs of surface wear. Lid and base are oxidized. Some powder leaking from seams of top.