Rubifoam for the Teeth, Free Sample Bottle - Deliciously Flavored

Rubifoam for the Teeth, Free Sample Bottle - Deliciously Flavored

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Description
Glass jar with paper label that reads in part “FREE SAMPLE BOTTLE OF / RUBIFOAM / ALCOHOL 45 PER CENT / FOR THE TEETH /... / Prepared by E. W. HOYT & CO. / PROPRIETORS OF / HOYT’S GERMAN COLOGNE / LOWELL, MASS.” Eli W. Hoyt (1838-1887), owned a drugstore in Lowell, Mass., and began manufacturing Hoyt’s German Cologne in 1870. The firm introduced Rubifoam, a liquid dentifrice, to market in 1887.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oral hygiene product
tooth cleanser
maker
E. W. Hoyt & Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Lowell
Measurements
overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 1/2 in; 6.0325 cm x 3.4925 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
MG.293320.0987
catalog number
293320.0987
accession number
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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