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Creators:
Pears' Soap
Dates:
1885
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (b&w, 28 x 19 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Pears' Soap
Dates:
1885
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 24 x 17.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Portrait of woman in profile, with advertising text on verso, including testimonials from Henry Ward Beecher, Erasmus Wilson, Lillie Langtry, and others, showing signatures. This portrait depicts Mary Antoinette Anderson, a celebrated stage actress. The verso advertises "Pears' Soap / FOR TOILET AND NURSERY" and claims that it "Specially [sic] Prep...

Both sides of card shown in scan.

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Creators:
Page, William, 1811-1885
Dates:
1815-1947
bulk 1843-1892
Size:
11.06 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pagewill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the portraitist and art theorist William Page and the Page family measure 11.06 linear feet and date from 1815 to 1947, bulk 1843-1892. In addition to the papers of William Page, the papers include documents related to Page's wife's career as a writer and records documenting their personal lives and the lives of their family members. Types of documents found include personal documents and artifacts, correspondence, essays, lectures, diaries, poems, notes and notebooks, financial records, legal records, published works, clippings, catalogs, photographs, and artwork.

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