Description: Sparkling mint example of an early New York Hair Medicine. Emanuel Thomas Lyons was a graduate of Princeton and a Professor of chemistry before going to NYC about 1850 to promote and supervise the sale of his products, indications are that were sold as early as 1841. Lyons was established at 161 Broadway NYC (1852). (Courtesy Bill & Betty Wilson)
Embossed: LYON’S // KATHAIRON // FOR/ THE / HAIR // NEW YORK
Height: 6 3/16”
Condition: Excellent, strongly embossed within sunken panels on all (4) sides. Double applied collar. Sharp open pontil.
Item No. 181