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Fairbanks Washing Powder Box

1998.5999 (RS233674)

Description

Box of Fairbank's Gold Dust Washing Powder. Yellow box printed with black and white lettering and illustration of trademark Gold Dust Twins standing on a pile of coins. Box contents have been removed.

Details

Maker
N.K. Fairbank Co. (Maker)
Date
1935
Inscriptions
"FAIRBANKS [on banner] / GOLD DUST/ Washing Powder" (printed)
"DIRECTIONS FOR USING / GOLD DUST / [MULTIPLE PARAGRAPHS OF TEXT / SEE PHOTOGRAPH]" (printed)
"None genuin without the distinctive yellow and gold color. BEWARE OF IMMITATIONS. / THE N. K. FARIBANK COMPANY, / SOAP MAKERS."
"Gold Dust Consumers will find / a still greater economy and / conveneince in buying our / large package. Quality the / same as this package." (printed)
"Uses of / GOLD DUST / [USES LISTED]" (One side of box lists uses in English the other in German.)
Location of origin
Illinois
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Containers
Places
Probably Illinois (United States)
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
soap boxes
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5999
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
26381

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