Packer's Tar Soap

Description (Brief)
Flat rectangular card with black print. On one side is an image of a young girl washing a young boy's hair, which is covered in shampoo. A calendar for 1910 is on the reverse. A product description reads: "Pure as the pines. Made from Pine-Tar, Glycerine and Sweet Vegetable Oils. Emollient--Healing--Antiseptic."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
calendar
date made
1910
advertiser
H. H. Ala Bakhsh & Company
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.8 cm x 9.5 cm; 2 5/16 in x 3 3/4 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
Bhārat: West Bengal, Calcutta
ID Number
2006.0098.0596
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0596
subject
Celluloid
Soap
Advertising
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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