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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

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 1910

Start Year Range

End Year Range

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.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 3.3

Width 2.3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2837a-b



Date MAR 25,2015

Summary Good

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