Aluminum, paper label
Overall: 2 1/8 x 13/16 in. (5.4 x 2.1 cm)
ca. 1854-1862. "Mars" colors introduced in the 19th century. Made from synthetic iron oxides.
Aluminum tube with paper label. Label: "MARS YELLOW./E. Dechaux, 709, Broadway/NEW YORK."
Dechaux was only located at this address between 1854 and 1862.
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
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