Blues on Cheviot, The Bayer Company, Inc.


Friedrich Bayer (1825–1880), a dye salesman, and Johann Friedrich Weskott (1821–1876), a master dyer, established "Friedr. Bayer et comp." in 1863, in what is now the German city of Wuppertal. Their initial objective was manufacturing and selling of synthetic dyestuffs. Aspirins came later.

Date Made: 1900-1914

Maker: Bayer Company, Inc.Manufacturer: Bayer

Location: Currently not on view

Manufacturer: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0234.03Catalog Number: 2017.0234.03Accession Number: 2017.0234

Object Name: sample book, dyestuffssample book, dyestuffssample book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)wool fabric (overall material)cardboard, fabric covered (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1847548

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