Hygiene Advertisements Soap Perfume c. 1890's Lot x 4 product packaging ephemeraBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Americana, Vintage Advertising, Hygiene, Soap, Perfume, Ephemera, Illustrated Ads).
Lot x 4 19th Century Hygiene Advertisements.
Published c. 1880-90's- 1901, United States by Various.
4 items. Text in English. Illustrated throughout, The Modjeska Larkin booklet has numerous early product packages shown..
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers three of the items are booklets. 1. Eastman's Perfume (Phila.); 2. Modjeska Toilet Preparations by Larkin Soap Co.. (Buffalo, NY- 1901); 3. Grandpa's Wonder Soap by the Beaver Soap Co. (Dayton, Ohio); 4. Larkin Soap Company letter (old fold lines).
Lot is over 100 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Lot is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper gently age worn, slight rubbing, old tape repair to cover of Eastman booklet, lot remains overall clean and attractive as a fragile survival.
Paper is lightly toned, signs of handling, small scattered spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce lot displays a pleasing and unique age patina and overall is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this offering survives.
Smallest item measures c. 4 1/2" H x 3" W.
Largest item measures c. 6 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W.