I. Bartlett Patten's Camphorated Saponaceous Dentrifice

I. Bartlett Patten's Camphorated Saponaceous Dentrifice

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Description
Glass jar with paper label that reads in part “I. BARTLETT PATTEN’S / CAMPHORATED SAPONACEOUS / DENTIFRICE /... / MANUFACTURED BY / E. G. BOSSON, APOTHECARY / 15 Huntington Ave. BOSTON, MASS. / SUCCESSOR TO I. BARTLETT PATTEN.” I. Bartlett Patten was selling his dentifrice by 1862.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
Other Terms
Tooth Powder; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
maker
E.G. Bossom
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Measurements
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
MG.M-07255
catalog number
M-07255
accession number
220009
Credit Line
Gift of John C. Helenore
subject
Dental Products
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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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