Celluloid Handle for Straight Razor

Description:

In 1935, the Smithsonian mounted an exhibit of plastic and other synthetic materials. This cream-colored celluloid handle for a straight razor is one of several items that the Celluloid Corporation provided for that purpose.

Date Made: ca. 1885

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Celluloid Corporation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.318496.016Catalog Number: 318496.016Accession Number: 133593

Object Name: Celluloid Handle for Straight Razor

Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in; .635 cm x 1.5875 cm x 13.97 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e02e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_2334

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