Mirabeau soap box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-197767

Description

Mirabeau soap box. Teal and white with blue and red lettering. A woman's head is on the front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap boxes
Soap

Inscription

"Mirabeau Antiseptic TOILET SOAP" (Enclosed in what is printed to look like a banner with two tassels hanging down. Located beneath a woman's profile view.)
"LINCOLN CHEMICAL WORKS "A CORPORTATION" ESTABLISHED IN 1886 Chicago U.S.A." (printed)
"THIS SOAP IS INTENDED FOR THE USE OF DISCRIMINATING LADIES. IT IS PURE AND AS NEUTRAL AS IT IS POSSIBLE TO MAKE IT. NO EXPENSE IS SPARED IN ITS PRE-PARATION" (printed)
"THIS SOAP IS SCIENTIFICALLY MADE OF THE BEST MATERIALS OBTAINABLE. THE PERFUME LASTS TO THE END OF EACH CAKE" (printed)
"EH0501" (Written in pencil- possibly an old accession number or a personal marking.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.5 x 1.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3095