La Lime Qui Dure, Nicholson, U.S.A.

Description (Brief)
Flat, rectangular card advertising the Nicholson File Company of Providence, R.I. It has a red front with green border and an image of a nail file with a product box. The reverse is white with red and black print, and has a calendar for 1937. This was likely an ad for a French-speaking country, as the front reads, "La Lime Qui Dure" and "Une Lime Appropriée Pour Tout Travail" meaning "The File that Lasts" and "A File Suited for All Work."
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Nicholson File Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
overall: 8.7 cm x 5.5 cm; 3 7/16 in x 2 3/16 in
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
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accession number
catalog number
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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