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Palmolive Lather Shaving Cream

Palmolive Lather Shaving Cream

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Object Name
shaving cream
personal hygiene product
date made
Colgate-Palmolive Company
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
tin (container material)
overall: 1 7/8 in x 8 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 4.7625 cm x 21.9075 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Marketed to Men
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Removal
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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