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Tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.444
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
4 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. diameter
Description: 
This powder tin has multicolored lithographed picture of a child playing at powdering her puppy and the words "Perfumed Talcum Powder" with a plaid design. The back reads "For Infants and Adults this Powder Excels" with instructions for use. The lid has the plaid design and the words "Perfumed Borated Talcum Powder". On the bottom is a tax stamp for 1/4 cent dated 1898. Shaker top under lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group