The Missess Volk; Sweet Caporal Cigarette

Description (Brief)
Celluloid button with photographic image of "The Misses Volk," two young women posed cheek to cheek. On the back a paper insert reads "Sweet Caporal Cigarette," and may be an advertisment for that company.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
date made
after 1896
advertiser
American Tobacco Company
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.6 cm; 1 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
2006.0098.0398
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0398
subject
Celluloid
Industry & Manufacturing
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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