Cherry Toothpaste Pot Lids

Cherry Toothpaste Pot Lids

Lids for John Gosnell’s Cherry Toothpaste, picturing the young Queen Victoria. Cherry toothpaste was flavoured with areca nut and dyed pink. Discarded from Kirton Rectory. 1900s.
Otto of Rose Cold Cream Pot Lid

Otto of Rose Cold Cream Pot Lid

Otto of Rose Cold Cream pot lid, sold by J. M. Davis & Sons, at The International Pharmacy, with addresses in London. The product ‘will keep good in any climate for years’. The lid has been in a destructor (without excessive damage) and has suffered...
Anchovy Paste Pot Lid

Anchovy Paste Pot Lid

Pot lid for Burgess’s Genuine Anchovy Paste, made at 107 Strand and suitable for spreading on toast and biscuits. It sold in vast quantities. The lid displays iron staining where a ferrous metal item has rusted next to it in the ground.