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Object ID 003078

Object Name Medicated Merit Powder

Object Desc A tin canister of powder.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002771

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords powders,tins,Meritt Chemical Co.,

Title Medicated Meritt Powder

Description A white, blue, and silver canister with the image of a trophy on the front. The front lists active ingredients, and the Good Housekeeping seal of approval. The back of the tin lists manufacturer information, claims, and directions.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.75

Length 3

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 2

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Meritt Chemical Co., Inc.

Maker Details Distributed multiple foot powders through Greensboro, North Carolina.

Maker Mark Meritt Chemical Co., Inc.


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Image Caption CMY2771



Date MAR 7,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The tin has tarnished at the top and bottom, and a little bit on the body of the canister. Some smudges on the back.


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin