Soap Dish

Description:

This plastic soap dish with lid belonged to Earl Silas Tupper (1907-1983), the inventor/entrepreneur behind Tupperware. The inscription reads “Tupper / #2 / U.S.A.”

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Glenn O. Tupper

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0597.24Catalog Number: 1992.0597.24Accession Number: 1992.0597

Object Name: Soap DishPlastic Soap Dish

Physical Description: plastic, acetate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9.4 cm x 7.1 cm x 3.1 cm; 3 11/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 1 1/4 inoverall: 1 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 11/16 in; 3.175 cm x 9.525 cm x 6.82625 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-0fa5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_332589

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