Enfamil

Description (Brief)
Tape measure. It has a round white and cream-colored celluloid cover with red and black print. An advertisment for Enfamil "breast-milk type formula product" is on one side, with an image in red of a woman breast-feeding a baby. The reverse advertises Deca-Vi-Sol, Poly-Vi-Sol, and Tri-Vi-Sol vitamin drops.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tape measure
date made
after 1959
maker
Mead Johnson Laboratories
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 cm x 4 cm; 3/8 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.1534
catalog number
2006.0098.1534
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Measuring & Mapping
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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