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Object ID 003037

Object Name Palmer Lilac Sweets Perfume

Object Desc A small bottle with a glass stopper of fragrance.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002731a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range 1890

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Solon Palmer,perfumes,bottles,

Title Palmer Lilac Sweets Perfume

Description A small glass bottle with a round glass stopper. The label is white with a gold frame around it. Towards the top is 'Lilac Sweets' and below that in the center is the Palmer logo. There is a group of purple and white lilacs on the left of the label. New York and Solon Palmer perfumer are towards the bottom. The glass has "Palmer" logo embossed in the glass. There is a peach colored string wrapped around the neck of the bottle.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 1.38

Circumference 4.33

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Solon Palmer Perfumer

Maker Details Solon Palmer began his perfumery in New Hampshire in 1847. His business grew in the coming years producing fragrances and compacts. This perfume was launched in 1890. The production of the company slowed after the 1940s and not much is known prior. They were known as one of the U.S.'s oldest perfumeries.

Maker Mark Palmer in script on label and bottle


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Image Caption CMY2731A-B



Date MAR 1,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The bottle is a little cloudy from dust and has some watermarking. The label has little discoloration. The opening has some yellow-orange residue. The fragrance is a light amber and one third of it remains.


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin