Object ID 002884
Object Name Woodbury Brunette Face Powder
Object Desc Square box of Woodbury face powder in Brunette shade.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003407a-d
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Second Floor Bathroom
Start Year Range 1948
End Year Range 1948
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Woodbury,face powder,powder,makeup,
Title Woodbury Brunette Face Powder
Description Square box of Woodbury face powder in Brunette shade. 1/2 oz. Unopened. Harmonizing lipstick shade - "red pepper". Base of box is slightly larger than lid. Base is pink, lid is a textured blue color, with a nude woman wrapped in a sheer sheet surrounded by roses standing on a shell.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details measurements of base
Place of Origin
Maker Details The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York. by a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now themselves a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio. This was featured in an advertisement from 1948.
Date JAN 22,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Minor wear and discoloration on box, corners of box are slightly bent. Unopened, still has cellophane covering powder.