Object ID 003051
Object Name Garden Court Cold Cream Box and Pamphlet
Object Desc An empty box with a pamphlet inside.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002745a-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 1919
End Year Range 1935
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords cold cream,Garden Court brand,personal care,boxes,Nelson,
Title Garden Court Cold Cream Box and Pamphlet
Description A square cardboard box in navy blue with iris-like flowers in pink and green. "Garden Court" is on the left side in a square, with "cold cream" below it. Inside there are folded pieces of cardboard to protect the jar. The pamphlet advertises other Garden Court products in talcum, toilet water, perfume, and face powder. Includes images of the products.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Details The company Nelson was founded in Detroit around or before 1919. The company produced many cosmetics, with their line called Garden Court. The products were featured in Vogue and Ladies Home Journal. The products were still available past 1931.
Maker Mark Nelson
Date MAR 4,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The box has spotting all over. The top is dusty with some mold growth. There is a spot of white paint on one side. The pamphlet is folded in a way that would suggest it once wrapped around the jar. The jar is missing.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin