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Chamberlain's Lotion for Hands and Skin

Chamberlain's Lotion for Hands and Skin

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For all over skin loveliness use this clear, liquid lotion regularly on hands and skin. It's thrifty -- quick drying -- non sticky. A scientific safeguard against the roughening effects of water, weather, wind and work. Men like it after shaving.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lotion, hand, body
Object Type
Drugs
date made
ca 1940
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
Chamberlain Laboratory
place made
United States: Iowa, Des Moines
Physical Description
glass (container material)
plastic (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 18.415 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.023
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.023
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

Do you know what year it was made. It is a very awesome looking bottle. Thank you
Thank you for your question -- dating products such as this can be a challenge. By searching newspaper advertisements, I have concluded that this style of bottle was adopted for Chamberlain's Lotion around 1934 and continued into the 1940s. If anyone finds more conclusive evidence of the date please let us know. The curator.

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