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.
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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Celluloid Novelty
date made
Dearborn Chemical Company
American Art Works
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
United States: Illinois, Chicago
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
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
accession number
catalog number
Chemical Industry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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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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