Paint Tube

Object Number: 
1932.237.c24
Date: 
1854-1862
Medium: 
Aluminum, paper label
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 13/16 in. (5.4 x 2.1 cm)
Marks: 
ca. 1854-1862. "Mars" colors introduced in the 19th century. Made from synthetic iron oxides.
Description: 
Aluminum tube with paper label. Label: "MARS YELLOW./E. Dechaux, 709, Broadway/NEW YORK."
Gallery Label: 
Dechaux was only located at this address between 1854 and 1862.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group