Celluloid Novelty

Celluloid Novelty

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Description (Brief)
Flat, rectangular celluloid advertisment card for the Dearborn Chemical Company's Boiler Feed Water Treatment, which "prevents scale, corrosion and foaming." A calendar for 1931 is on the front.
Description
One side of this celluloid card has a calendar for 1931, and an advertisement for the Boiler Feed Water Treatment made by the Dearborn Chemical Company. The other side lists several Dearborn products.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
calendar
Celluloid Novelty
date made
1931
advertiser
Dearborn Chemical Company
maker
American Art Works
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
referenced
United States: Illinois, Chicago
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.6 cm x 8.6 cm; 1 13/16 in x 3 3/8 in
overall: 1/16 in x 1 13/16 in x 3 3/8 in;.15875 cm x 4.60375 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0589
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0589
subject
Chemical Industry
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Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

Don't know much about the co., but I understand how their products were important to the steam related businesses. I have a fat yellow pencil with the co. name and product with locations in New York and Chicago. Its about 7" long and almost 7/16" in diam.

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