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Beauty ephemera. Box 4.

  • Ephemera

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes advertisements, leaflets and display cards for: skin care, tooth ache and sore eyes (1720), hair dye (1723), Mrs. Raw's Royal Beautifying Liquid, a bolus for venereal disease (1723), the Princely Lotion (skin care, removes smallpox scars, 1723), John Moore's worm medicines (apothecary, Lombard Street, 1723), Mr. Lambert's True Royal Chymical Washballs (skin care, Westminster, 1724), Turkish preserver and restorative to the face and neck (beautifier, smallpox scars, 1767), French Chicken Gloves (skin care, Richard Warren, Haymarket, London, 1769), Chinese Paste for the Hands, hair dye, hair remover, hair restorer, tooth powder (1770), Naples Dew (skin care, B. Valle, Kippax's Italian warehouses, 1770), Vivid Bloom (for rosy cheeks, 1770), Greek Beautifying Fluid (Wilhelmina Strahan, Leadenhall Street, 1771), Persian handkerchief of beauty (skin care, Mr. Phillips, 1771), Balm of Mecca, Essence of Cucumber (1776), Dr. (David) Rigge's Rose Cream, Refined Almond Paste and other perfumes (35 New Bond Street, 1813), Rowland's Kalydor (skin care, A, Rowland and Son, Hatton Gardens, 1822), Australian Chrysitis, or Golden fluid, a 1931 stamp book with adverts for: Dubarry's Crème Shalimar (Brompton Road, London), General Acoustics' Acousticon hearing aid (1930), the Ardente hearing aid and St. Dunstan's chartered masseurs ("massage and medical electicity"), Jennely's beauty products (1920s), Mennen's Toilet Powder and Mennen's Borated Talcum (1904), Hancock & Co. Ltd.'s hormone and vitamin skin products and slimming products (1952), Mousse de Chene and Mimosa 35 ( Muhlethaler Co. Ltd.), the Beauty Farm ( beauty therapy, selected diets, physical culture), Zam-Buk (for the hands), 4711 Eau de Cologne, Parex toilet preparations, Tokalon face powder, Crème Tokalon (vanishing cream), Annette Kellermann's course in health, beauty and figure development (New York, 1926?), Green Turtle Soap, Norvicia skin treatment, herbal creams fo rthe skin (Philip H. Mason, pharmacist, Cathedral Laboratories, Norwich), Crookes' Lacto-Calamine (Crookes Laboratries (British Colloids Ltd.) 1939?), Formulae for war-time toilet preparations (1941), Cyclax Salon voucher (58 South Molton Street, London. June 1942), Veil Cover Cream, Galisol Emollient Balm (Priority Personal Products), Elizabeth Arden (W.E. Kirkman, chemist, Milford-on-sea), Radox bath salts (1966), Propa P.H. skin lotion (Vestric Ltd., 1968), Rimmel products (1969), Glinteel Cold Cream (1930s?), Cussons Imperial Leather Soap and talc, Vitapointed brushes (modeled by julie Andrews), Falcon hair lotion and deodorant for men (1972).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


  • English

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    Closed stores EPH137


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