- The “FRANCE” inscription on the handle indicates where this toothbrush was made. The “ELEPHANT” inscription suggests that the handle looks and feels like elephant ivory.
- Ref: E. Dupont & Co. ad for Elephant brand toothbrushes in Dry Goods Economist (Feb. 1912): 74.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- oral hygiene product
- Other Terms
- Toothbrush; Dentistry
- place made
- overall: 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 12.3825 cm x 1.27 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Dr. Francis M. Blauston
- See more items in
- 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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