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Pompeian Cake Rouge Compacts, Flame

Pompeian Cake Rouge Compacts, Flame

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Object Name
date product design was introduced
Pompeian Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
overall, carton: 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 8.89 cm x 9.2075 cm
overall, compact: 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 4.1275 cm
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catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Sidney Glaser
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Make-up
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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"This design was introduced in 1935 developed by J. L. Tobey from Pompeian and J. B. Richardson of W. C. Ritchie & Co. It featured a red sphere like the sun on which were placed columns characteristic of Pompeii.Source: Adkins, H. W. (1935). Pompeian's New Line. Drugs and Cosmetics Industry."

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