Rubifoam for the Teeth, Free Sample Bottle - Deliciously Flavored

Description:

Glass jar with paper label that reads in part “FREE SAMPLE BOTTLE OF / RUBIFOAM / ALCOHOL 45 PER CENT / FOR THE TEETH / . . . / Prepared by E. W. HOYT & CO. / PROPRIETORS OF / HOYT’S GERMAN COLOGNE / LOWELL, MASS.” Eli W. Hoyt (1838-1887) owned a drugstore in Lowell, Mass., and began manufacturing Hoyt’s German Cologne in 1870. The firm introduced Rubifoam, a liquid dentifrice, to market in 1887.

Maker: E. W. Hoyt & Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Lowell

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care, Beauty and Health

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.293320.0990Catalog Number: 293320.0990Accession Number: 293320

Object Name: oral hygiene producttooth cleanser

Measurements: overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 1/2 in; 6.0325 cm x 3.4925 cm x 1.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-7821-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1450593

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