Saturday, March 28, 2015

page 158 -- J.A. Pozzoni's complexion powder

updated 15 January 2017
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via Google books, Munsey's Magazine
v.21 April-September 1899 
Collecting Vintage Compacts (by Compactstory) provides an excellent history of the Pozzoni enterprise. The containers in which the product was sold are collectors items today.

Here's a new trade card recently added to the Arnold Collection:


(reverse of card above)
A Google Image search reveals the variety of tins used to package Pozzini's product:


Practical Druggist posted an ad (found via Google Books) that details the components of the retail package sold to consumers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries:















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