Now is the Time to Smoke mirror

Description (Brief)
Hand mirror with celluloid back and glass face. The back is made to look like a black and white clock, with Roman numerals in the border. At center,"3-20-8" is written in white letters within a red bar. The clock arms read 3:28.
Advertising piece for A. B. Smitth & Co. "Now is the time to smoke," it reads, "New England's Best 10 cent cigar."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mirror
date made
ca 1910
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm; 2 3/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1236
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1236
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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