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Catalog Number 11939-17-(7)
Title Flesh Tinting Oil Used by the Benson's Photography Studio
Object Name Oil
Description It is a 2" tube of tinting oil. The color of this tube is Flesh (carne). It is a type of brown. On the front it has a symbol that has a circular pattern around it that says "Tested Marshalls' Tested Chemicals"
Year Range from 1897
Year Range to 1940
Culture American
Material paper, ink, metal, oil
Made John G. Marshall Mfg. Co. Inc.
Place of Origin USA: New York, Brooklyn
Makers mark "Made in the USA"
Used USA: Nebraska (Johnson), Sterling
Height (in) 2
Width (in) 0.75
Diameter (in) 1.75
Search Terms Photography Studios
Benson Studio
Other Name Oil, Tinting
History Used in the Benson Photo Studio in Sterling, Nebraska. The studio was operated by Edward T and Mae Benson and founded by Edward in 1897. It was operated together by the couple after their marriage in 1900. After Edward's death in 1935, Mae continued to work as a photographer as indicated in 1940 Who's Who in Johnson County.
Credit line Jan Williams, Loveland, Ohio
Collection Benson Studio