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Object ID 003119

Object Name Wrisley's Carnation bar soap

Object Desc Pink and green paper wrapped bar soap.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002810

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords bar soap,soap,Wrisley's,

Title Wrisley's Carnation bar soap

Description Pink and green paper wrapped bar soap; front has picture of carnations; back says Fragrant carnation french milled toilet soap by Wrisley Made in USA


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 3.5

Width 2.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 2



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Wrisley

Maker Details Allen B. Wrisley of 6801 W. 65th St. Chicago; launched a range of fragrances; also had a branch in New York. Wrisley seems to have had its start in the 1890s, they sold toiletries, like soaps, colognes, bath tablets, bath crystals, face creams, tooth powders, dusting powders and perfumes.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2810



Date MAR 20,2015

Summary poor

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Paper is moldy and worn, ends are opening


Date MAR 20,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin