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This small white round ceramic box held tooth paste. It reads in reddish-brown "Odonto,/ Oak Bark Orris Tooth Paste/ For Whitening and Preserving/ the Teeth/ Prepared by Henry A. Choate/ Druggist/ Under Revere House, Boston". A paper label encircles the base with instructions for use.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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