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Fairbank's Pummo Glycerine-Pumice Bar Soap in Box

1998.6142 (RS233686)

Description

"Pummo" brand glycerine-pumice soap bar in box with instruction sheet. Manufactured by N. K. Faribank Company, Chicago.

Details

Maker
N.K. Fairbank Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1930
Inscriptions
"FAIRBANK'S / Pummo / A Glycerine-Pumice / SOAP / MADE FROM PURE VEGETABLE OILS AND / POWDERED PUMICE. / LATHERS FREELY. AND CLEANS LIKE A / FLASH; WILL NOT HARM THE / TENDEREST SKIN." (Front and bottom of box [additional text about product on other sides of box])
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois
Material
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
soap (organic material)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
Soap
soap (brick)
soap (organic material)
Dimensions
2 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6142
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310945

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