Celluloid Duck

Celluloid Duck

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Celluloid Duck
date made
1901 - 1915
1912-1925
maker
Viscoloid Company
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Leominster
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
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
ID Number
2006.0098.1552
catalog number
2006.0098.1552
accession number
2006.0098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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