Matchbox Cover

Description (Brief):

A tin matchbox cover with a printed celluloid covering. On the front is advertising copy for Lafayette Barber Shop in Hawthorne, N.J. It reads "Ladies' Hair Bobbing a Specialty." On the back are instructions for scoring bridge games.

Date Made: ca 1926

Maker: Louis F. Dow Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Minnesota, Saint PaulReferenced: United States: New Jersey

Subject: HairstylingGamesSmoking


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Chemistry, Celluloid, Advertising


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1609Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1609Accession Number: 2006.0098

Object Name: match box cover

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)tin (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.9 cm x 6 cm x 2 cm; 1 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 13/16 inoverall: 1 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 3.96875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 1.905 cm


Record Id: nmah_1347473

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