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|Description||Talcum Powder Tin|
|Can type||Talcum Powder Tin|
Back: PAT'D IN U.S.A. FEB. 1, 1910.
|Scale||Scale = 1 centimeter x 5 centimeters|
Height: 4 3/4"
Length: 2 9/16"
Width: 1 11/16"
|Industry Comment||The first sprinkler top can that is known in the U.S. was developed by the Somers Brothers in 1890 for Gerhard Mennen of Newark, New Jersey, for his talcum powder and baby powder. The oval-breasted, sprinkler top can is most commonly shaped container for talcum powder found in post-1900 historical archaeological sites.|
Archaeology and history
|Collection||Jim Rock Historic Can Collection|
|Compiler||Rock, James T.|
|Donor||Rock, Mary Ellen|
|Repository||Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology http://www.sou.edu/anthropology/anthlab/index.html|
|Publisher (Digital)||Southern Oregon University. Hannon Library|
|Rights Holder Statement||For fair use/educational reproduction, please provide the following credit: The artifact in this photograph is part of the Jim Rock Can Collection in the Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology and made available by Southern Oregon University Hannon Library. See also: http://soda.sou.edu/copyright.html|
James T. Rock
|Original Format||Three-dimensional object|
|Digital Format||JPEG 2000 derived from TIF|
|Digitization Specifications||Objects photographed in RAW format with Canon 20D DSLR (Tamron 18-200mm Lens) then converted to 600 dpi TIF images and edited with Adobe Lightroom 5.|