Toilet Wash Ad, Endorsed By Clara Barton

One (1) Wright's Lily Pond Toilet Wash advertisement. On back, the product is endorsed by Clara Barton. Front: blonde woman in profile with yellow dress. Blue and white fan behind her with red flowers and yellow butterflies. " Wright's Lily Pond Toilet Wash " "The Trade Supplied by C. Glassmire & Co. Barber's Supplies, 162 N. Fourth Street, Philadelphia, PA." "Unique lavatory requisite" Back: pertaining to Clara Barton: "Clara Barton, President of the Red Cross Association, says 'No one will willingly do without it'". Full inscription in inscription field.
Description (physical):

Material: Paper. L: 11cm, W: 7.5cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 4489(A,B)
Institution:
National Park Service

Cup

Date:
1854

This imported Chinese porcelain cup has many notable features. It has a rose medallion pattern, with bird and flowers painted around a gold and copper border.

Description (physical):

Material: Ceramic, Porcelain. H: 4.8cm, W: 11.5cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 488
Institution:
National Park Service

Rocking Chair

This is a wicker rocking chair, covered with green paint. The back of the chair is shaped like a Japanese fan, with loops, spindles, and balls prominently featured in the design.

Description (physical):

Material: Wicker, Plant. H: 98cm, W: 73cm, D: 88cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 927
Institution:
National Park Service

Chair

This is a backless chair, with an egg-shaped seat. The front legs have ornamental rings, while the rear legs are rounded for stability.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood. H: 53.6cm, W: 44cm, D: 43.5cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 2644
Institution:
National Park Service

Chair

Date:
1876

This chair, constructed in 1876, is an imitation of the chippendale style, with a walnut frame. It has rounded ears, with cabriole front legs and plain rear legs.

Description (physical):

Material: Walnut, Cane. H: 93.6cm, W: 51.1cm, D: 51.1cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 880
Institution:
National Park Service

Bust

Date:
1927
Creator:
Anton Benson

This is a plaster bust of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. Cast in 1927 in Alexandria, VA by Anton Benson, it was molded from a death mask.

Description (physical):

Material: Plaster. H: 62cm, W: 39cm, D: 22.5cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 555
Institution:
National Park Service

Book

Date:
1912
Creator:
Julian B. Hubbell
Publisher/Studio:
USA Journal Publishing

This is a book that chronicles Clara Barton and the early years of the "Red Cross in peace and war." Written by Julian Hubbell, it acknowledges Mr. and Mrs, LaSalle Spier, friends of Clara Barton from her time living in Glen Echo.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper/Fabric. H: 23.6cm, W: 16.5cm, D: 3.8cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 3159
Institution:
National Park Service

Candlestick

8-SIDED BASE. SHAFT COMPOSED OF SERIES OF RING & VASE SHAPED ELEMENTS; FITTED W/SCREW THROUGH CENTER THAT CAN BE USED TO ADJUST HEIGHT OF CANDLE.

Description (physical):

Material: Brass. H: 17cm, W: 9cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 1653
Institution:
National Park Service

Doll Camisole

DOLL CAMISOLE STRAIGHT BODICE CONSTRUCTION. ROUND LACE TRIMMED NECKLINE AND ARMHOLES. CENTER OF BACK OPENING HAS 3 BUTTONS

Description (physical):

Material: Muslin. L: 15.7cm, W: 17cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 1806
Institution:
National Park Service

Bird Cage

This cage has a DOME-SHAPED TOP, FOOTED BASE; WIRE CAGE END IN BALL FINIAL W/WIRE LOOP FOR HANGIBOTTOM HALF COVERED W/FINER WIRE MESH W/OPENINGS ON 2 SIDES FOR FOOD, WATER CONTAINERS. DOOR IS ABOVE MESH; WIRE, WOOD PERCH HANGS FR FINIAL; ROUND BASE ATTACHED BY 2 METAL HOOKS

Description (physical):

Material: Brass. H: 44cm, Di: 38cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 2224
Institution:
National Park Service