Large size, 1 shilling, Wood’s Areca Nut toothpaste pot lid. The smaller size, 6d (sixpence) is more common.
John Gosnell & Co’s Cherry Toothpaste, claiming royal patronage and showing the portrait of the young Victoria. Polychrome pot lid.
Two toothbrushes and two grooming brushes. The toothbrushes, made of bone, were manufactured by Yarmouth makers on behalf of Yarmouth chemists. One bears the name of Oliver and Co. The name on the other is now illegible through decay of the bone surface. Oliver and Co...
Lid for Wood’s Areca Nut Toothpaste, from 1900s ash and domestic waste.
Bottom section of a pot lid for Woods’ Areca Nut Toothpaste. W. Woods advertised himself as M.P.S. between the 1870s and 1890s. More commonly these letters do not appear after his name on his lids.
Bottom part of a pot lid for Wood’s Areca Nut Toothpaste. Found amid ash and household refuse of the 1890s.
Pictorial pot lid for Benbow & Sons’ Cherry Toothpaste, showing cherries.
Pot lid for S. Maw, Son and Thompson’s White Cherry Toothpaste. Found in a ditch that was filled in 1883.
Polychrome pot lid for John Gosnell’s Cherry Toothpaste (actually areca-nut flavoured toothpaste which was dyed pink). Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Black and white pot lid for John Gosnell’s Cherry Toothpaste, ‘Extra Moist’. Most of these lids were polychrome. The ‘Extra Moist’ ones are less common. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Part of a pot lid for John Gosnell’s cherry toothpaste, found with ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.