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Purity Flake White Lead Carbonate
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Details

Object ID 002894

Object Name Purity Flake White Lead Carbonate

Object Desc Cardboard container of Purity brand "flake white" lead carbonate to be used in face powder.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003413

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General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Second Floor Bathroom

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords makeup,face powder,Purity brand,lead carbonate,Continental Drug Corp.,


Title Purity Flake White Lead Carbonate

Description Cardboard container of Purity brand "flake white" lead carbonate to be used in face powder. To be mixed with glycerine and rose water or bay rum to make a face powder that covers tan and dark spots. 2 ozs. Red and white label.

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Height 3.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

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Place of Origin

Maker Continental Drug Corp.

Maker Details St. Louis, MO

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Image Caption CMY3413

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 22,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Minimal wear on container. Colors have faded, some minor discoloration. Package is unopened. Label is creased and wrinkled.


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