Fairbanks Washing Powder Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1935

GUSN

GUSN-26381

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

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
soap boxes
paper (fiber product)
Box
Box

Inscription

"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.)

Maker

N.K. Fairbank Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Illinois

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5999

Places

Probably Illinois (United States)