Glostora for the Hair

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For Men: To Keep Hair Neat, Well-Groomed And Rich-Looking, For Women: To Add Gloss, Lustre, and Make Hair Easy to Manage
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hair care product
shampoo
date made
mid 1920s - late 1930s
maker
R. L. Watkins Company
Sterling Remedy Company
Physical Description
emsulsified cocoanut oil (drug material)
Measurements
overall: 13.7 cm x 5.2 cm x 4 cm; 5 3/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 9/16 in
overall, box: 5 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.6525 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm
overall, bottle: 5 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1980.0698.113
catalog number
1980.0698.113
accession number
1980.0698
subject
Hair Care Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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