Toothbrush

Toothbrush

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Description
Toothbrush with “DR. BUTLER’S / PERIDENTAL / TRADE MARK” and “MADE IN U.S.A. / STERILIZED” and “GUARANTEED” inscriptions on the handle. The John O. Butler Co. was established in Chicago in 1923 and introduced the term “Peridental” to commerce in 1926. John O. Butler was a dentist and periodontist.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oral hygiene product
toothbrush
Other Terms
Toothbrush; Dentistry
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 15.875 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
MG.291116.326
accession number
291116
catalog number
291116.326
Credit Line
Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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