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Object ID 003624

Object Name Hopkins Egyptian Henna

Object Desc Cardboard and metal tin with a picture of the Sphinx and pyramids on it. Says "Hopkins Rajah Brand Egyptian Henna" on the front.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003244

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Second Floor Bathroom

Object Date 1927

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords henna,hair dye,J.L. Hopkins & Co., Inc.,tins,

Title Hopkins Egyptian Henna

Description Metal tin with lid. Still has henna inside. Label shows picture of Egyptian Sphinx and pyramids, and on the front reads "Hopkins Rajah Brand Standardized Vegetable Egyptian Henna Powdered". On the other two sides are directions for use. The label is a beige color with black and red print.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker J.L. Hopkins & Co., Inc.

Maker Details Sold "crude drugs", based out of New York. One of their other products was medical cannabis.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3244



Date SEP 17,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Label is discolored on one side. The tin is about 3/4 full.


Date SEP 17,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Second Floor Bathroom from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin