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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Second Floor Bathroom

Object Date

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

Height 0.75

Length 2.5

Width 2.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details measurements of base

Quantity 2



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Woodbury

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.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3407a-d



Date JAN 22,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Minor wear and discoloration on box, corners of box are slightly bent. Unopened, still has cellophane covering powder.