Oraline Paste - the Peerless Dentifrice


An inscription on the cardboard case reads in part “THE PEERLESS / DENTIFRICE / A Delightful, Wholesome, and Efficient / Toilet Article. / TRADE-MARK / ORALINE PASTE / Registered Feb. 7, 1899. / PREPARED BY / The S. S. White / Dental Manufacturing Co. / Chestnut Street, Corner of Twelfth / PHILADELPHIA.”

Maker: Penwalt Corporation. S.S. White Dental Health Products

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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Credit Line: Gift of Penwalt Corporation, S.S. White Division

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0752.01Accession Number: 1981.0752Catalog Number: 1981.0752.01

Object Name: toothpasteoral hygiene productOther Terms: Tooth Paste; Oral Hygiene; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Measurements: overall: 4 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9021-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_730949

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