Celluloid Duck

Celluloid Duck

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This Celluloid duck was made by the Viscoloid Co. in Leominster, Mass. This firm began in business, as such, in 1912; it began making novelty items from pyroxylin plastic in 1914; and it became the Dupont Viscoloid Co., Inc. in 1925.
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Object Name
Celluloid Duck
date made
1901 - 1915
Viscoloid Company
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Leominster
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
overall: 2 in x 1 1/2 in x 4 in; 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 2 in x 1 5/8 in x 4 in; 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm x 10.16 cm
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National Museum of American History
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