Object ID 003144
Object Name Dr. Lynas' Vegetable Marvel Soap
Object Desc Two small, green square boxes with the image of a man on the front. It contains a bar of soap.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002837a-b
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 4
Object Date 1910
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Dr. Lynas',Vegatable marvel soap,soap,bar soap,
Title Dr. Lynas' Vegetable Marvel Soap
Description A small, green square box advertising Dr Lynas' vegetable marvel soap. The front has an image of a man in the center and the brand information surrounding it in green and black lettering. One of the side panels has instructions on use as soap and the other has its use as a shampoo or hair pomade. The back panel is advertising the brand and it's high quality.
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Place of Origin
Maker Dr. J.B. Lynas & Son
Maker Details James B. Lynas M.D. started manufacturing remedies in his home after a successful medical career. The business grew rapidly and in 1874 he opened a laboratory In Logansport. In 1904 the firm was incorporated as Dr. J. B. Lynas and Son (George H. Lynas) and eventually had over 1500 employees.
Date MAR 25,2015
Assessor Carly Sass
Notes Boxes are a little bent/ edge worn but overall in good shape.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin