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Orange Blossom Talcum Powder

Physical Description:
offset lithography (overall; wrapper production method/technique)
tin; cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
ink (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 15.5575 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
powder, scented
Place made:
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number:
1982.0031.06
Accession number:
1982.0031
Catalog number:
1982.0031.06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_667581
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Peggy Page Whitening Balm

Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 14.605 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
lotion, face, hands
skin bleach
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
ca 1928
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.351
Catalog number:
1985.0481.351
Accession number:
1985.0481
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1449608
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Johnson's Afro Sheen Blowout Kit for the Natural

Maker:
Johnson Products Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (packaging material)
plastic (container material)
Measurements:
overall, box: 4 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 11.7475 cm x 8.89 cm
overall, other components, as stored outside of box: 4 in x 5 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 13.335 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
hair care product
hair relaxer
hair dressing
Object Type:
Cosmetics
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
late 1960s
Credit Line:
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
ID Number:
1985.0475.243
Catalog number:
1985.0475.243
Accession number:
1985.0475
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American Enterprise
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209542
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Prom Home Very Gentle Permanent Refill

Maker:
Prom Cosmetics  Search this
Gillette Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall, box: 4 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 12.065 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
hair care product
cosmetic
permanent wave, refill
Object Type:
Cosmetics
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1950s
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
ID Number:
1985.0460.129.01
Accession number:
1985.0460
Catalog number:
1985.0460.129.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209945
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Armand Cold Cream Talcum

Physical Description:
ferrous metal, paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 in; 15.24 cm x 6.0325 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
powder, face
Date made:
1920s
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.292
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.292
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_716450
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Outdoor Girl Olive Oil Face Powder, Lido

Physical Description:
ferrous metal, paint, powder, paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
powder, face
Date made:
after 1929
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.296
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.296
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_738589
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Smelling Salts by Yardley

Maker:
Yardley  Search this
Physical Description:
aqua ammonia; alcohol, 60% by volume (product active ingredients)
glass; plastic; paper (container materials)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
cosmetic
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Credit Line:
Gift of Twentieth Century Fox
ID Number:
1985.0252.423
Catalog number:
1985.0252.423
Accession number:
1985.0252
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1449024
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Leg Silque Liquid Stockings, Shade P244 Suntan

Maker:
Langlois Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 in x 1 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
make-up, leg
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1943
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.002
Accession number:
1985.0481
Catalog number:
1985.0481.002
Maker number:
P244
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_765873
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Lablache Face Powder, White - A Harmless Face Powder for Refreshing and Beautifying the Complexion

Physical Description:
cardboard (container material)
printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 3 in; 1.905 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
powder, face
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number:
MG.293320.0845
Catalog number:
293320.0845
Accession number:
293320
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297927
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Rouge Fin De Theatre

Physical Description:
cardboard (container material)
printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
rouge
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Location of distributor:
United States: New York, New York City
ID Number:
MG.293320.0829
Catalog number:
293320.0829
Accession number:
293320
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298220
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Richard Hudnut Orchid Beauty Cream, Liquid Face Powder, Flesh

Maker:
Richard Hudnut  Search this
Physical Description:
The label is letterpress printed in green and red inks with bronzed decoration. (label; wrapper production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 14.9225 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
make-up
cosmetic
facial powder, liquid
Object Type:
Cosmetics
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
ca 1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Mario Cassinelli, Jr.
ID Number:
1984.0782.353
Catalog number:
1984.0782.353
Accession number:
1984.0782
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209773
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Leg Silque Liquid Stockings, Shade P243 Beige

Maker:
Langlois Inc.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 in x 1 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
make-up, leg
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1943
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.325
Catalog number:
1985.0481.325
Accession number:
1985.0481
Maker number:
P243
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1158423

Palmer's GardenGlo

Maker:
Solon Palmer  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 3 in x 2 1/8 in; 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
fragrance
cosmetic
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
ID Number:
MG.M-11462.11
Accession number:
260557
Catalog number:
M-11462.11
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_993422
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Bronzetan Sunstop Lotion

Maker:
Shulton  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 14.5 cm x 4.6 cm; 5 11/16 in x 1 13/16 in
Object Name:
Sun Tan Lotion
Object Type:
Cosmetics
Credit Line:
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
ID Number:
1985.0475.162
Accession number:
1985.0475
Catalog number:
1985.0475.162
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_210428
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Richard Hudnut Marvelous Eyeshadow Patrician Grey

Maker:
Richard Hudnut  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
eyeshadow
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.334
Catalog number:
1985.0481.334
Accession number:
1985.0481
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1448825
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Madame A. Ruppert's World Renowned Face Bleach

Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 2 in x 2 in; 18.415 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
facial bleach
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1889-1917
ID Number:
2012.0165.471
Catalog number:
2012.0165.471
Accession number:
2012.0165
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1450880
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Golden Peacock Bleach Creme

Maker:
Paris Toilet Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
facial bleach
cream, face
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Paris
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.293
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.293
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_738595
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Creme Elcaya Inalterable Toilet Cream

Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 6.985 cm x 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
cream, face
Location of distributor:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1908-1918
ID Number:
MG.293320.0857
Catalog number:
293320.0857
Accession number:
293320
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297977
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Hazel Bishop Vita Nail, Lightly Peach

Maker:
Hazel Bishop  Search this
Physical Description:
white (container color)
blue (container color)
green (container color)
beige (container color)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
nail polish
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Union
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Peckman, R.Ph.
ID Number:
1993.0384.001
Catalog number:
1993.0384.001
Accession number:
1993.0384
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1143609
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Hazel Bishop Vita Nail, Antique Beige

Maker:
Hazel Bishop  Search this
Physical Description:
white (container color)
blue (container color)
green (container color)
peach (container color)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 1 in x 1 1/8 in; 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
nail polish
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Union
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Peckman, R.Ph.
ID Number:
1993.0384.006
Catalog number:
1993.0384.006
Accession number:
1993.0384
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1143610
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