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Celluloid Starch

Celluloid Starch

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Description
Trade card for Celluloid Starch, a product not made of celluloid, but by the Celluloid Starch Co. of New Haven. The first advertisements for Celluloid Starch appeared in 1887.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Trade Card
Date made
after 1886
Associated Name
Celluloid Starch Company
maker
Celluloid Starch Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 12.8 cm; x 2 15/16 in x 5 1/16 in
overall: 1/16 in x 3 in x 5 in;.17145 cm x 7.62 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0011
catalog number
2006.0098.0011
accession number
2006.0098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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