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Cook's Chlorate Dentifrice

1998.2077 (RS24349)

Description

Round wooden container for dentifrice. Unfinished wood, removable lid. Paper label affixed to lid top: lithograph of man surrounded by border of brand name. Contains metal casings.

Details

Maker
Ferd Mayer & Co. (Maker)
Date
1867-1870
Inscriptions
Adhesive on lid: ""COOK'S CHLORATE/ DENTIFRICE./ FERD MAYER & CO./ Litho./ 96 Fulton St./ N.Y./ PATENTED JANUARY 22 1867.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, DENTAL
boxes (containers)
packaging
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1.125 (H), 2.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2077
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17943

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