Dollard's Herbanium Extract

Dollard’s Herbanium Extract was produced by Dollard and Company of Philadelphia, Pa. The product label claims that the company had been in business since 1838. Early advertisements for the Herbanium Extract date back to at least the mid 1840s. R. Dollard appears to have been a Philadelphia wigmaker.
This bottle probably dates to the 1920s. Dollard and Company are referred to on the box as "Specialists in Hair and Complexion," reflecting a change from earlier packaging which bore the tagline, "Hairdressers and Wigmakers."
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Object Name
hair care product
date made
after 1906
Dollard and Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
cork (container material)
cardboard (packaging material)
overall, box: 6 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 8.5725 cm x 4.445 cm
overall, bottle: 6 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 8.5725 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Hair Care Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Hair Care Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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