Fairbank's Pummo Glycerine-Pumice Bar Soap in Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1910-1930

GUSN

GUSN-310945

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap (brick)
soap (organic material)
paper (fiber product)
cardboard
Soap
Soap

Inscription

"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])

Maker

N.K. Fairbank Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6142

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)