Pitcairn Wood Stain


1/16 gal. tin-plate container of Pitcairn’s wood stain, No. 15, Dark Walnut. The Pitcairn Varnish Co. was in business in Milwaukee, Wisc., and Newark, N.J. in 1915. By the early 1920s it was affiliated with the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.

Ref: Paints Varnishes and Brushes Their History Manufacture and Uses (Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., 1923), pp. 93-94

Date Made: USA

Maker: Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of W. R. Grace Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0516.03Catalog Number: 1981.516.03Accession Number: 1981.0516

Object Name: Pitcairn Wood Stain

Measurements: overall: 11.8 cm x 6.4 cm; 4 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f157-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_393

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