Pompeian Beauty Powder, Peach

Pompeian Beauty Powder, Peach

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Object Name
powder, face
Pompeian Company
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
United States: New Jersey, Bloomfield
Canada: Ontarian, Toronto
overall: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 7.9375 cm
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Make-up
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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