The Bar-Keeper's Friend

Description (Brief)
Metal match safe. Its wrap-around celluloid label features a color painting of a naked woman ("Love's Repose") on front. An advertisement for "The Bar-Keepers Friend," in yellow and black, is on the reverse.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match safe
date made
after 1906
advertiser
George Wm. Hoffman Company
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 4 cm x 1 cm; 2 3/4 in x 1 9/16 in x 3/8 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
ID Number
2006.0098.1025
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1025
subject
Celluloid
Advertising
Smoking
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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