J.Adamoff

Description (Brief)
An oval pocket mirror, made of printed celluloid over tin. It advertises photographer J. Adamoff of Passaic, N.J., and it features a portrait of a smiling young man in a tuxedo.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pocket mirror
date made
1920-1930
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
tin (overall material)
glass (mirror material)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 4.5 cm x .5 cm; 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 3/16 in
referenced
United States: New Jersey, Passaic
ID Number
2006.0098.0906
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0906
subject
Celluloid
Advertising
Photography
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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