Pompeian Night Cream - for Facial Fatigue

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cream, face
personal hygiene product
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
ca 1920s
maker
Pompeian Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (container material)
Measurements
overall, box: 2 7/8 in x 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 2.2225 cm x 2.2225 cm
overall, tube: 2 3/8 in x 1 in x 1/2 in; 6.0325 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.27 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
ID Number
2008.0018.278
catalog number
2008.0018.278
accession number
2008.0018
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

"Pompeian Night Cream was introduced in 1915 and advertised in numerous magazines of that year. It came in jars but also in Travelers' Tubes as shown here.See: LIFE magazine, 1915, Vol 66 p. 261."

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