Palmolive Talc for Men

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Keep that well groomed look with Palmolive talc for men. A new shade--blends evenly with the coloring of the skin. Removes after-shave shine. Great for after a shower, tub or swim... sprinkle on liberally.
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Object Name
powder, body
personal hygiene product
Object Type
date made
ca 1924
Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company
Physical Description
metal (container material)
overall: 10.7 cm x 6 cm x 2.5 cm; 4 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in x in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 in; 10.795 cm x 6.0325 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Jersey City
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Marketed to Men
Beauty and Health
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Marketed to Men
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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