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
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 5
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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
Date MAR 1,2015
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