Nylon toothbrush products, 1930s

Nylon toothbrush products, 1930s

C018/0679 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 30.3MB

Downloadable file size: 2.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: HAGLEY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Nylon toothbrush products. Machinery adding nylon bristles to toothbrushes on a factory production line. The machine automatically drills the holes in the handles, inserts the bristles, and anchors them securely. Nylon was a new material discovered by the DuPont Company in 1935. The first toothbrushes using nylon were sold in 1938. Photographed in the 1930s at the DuPont factory at Leominster, Massachusetts, USA.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 1930s, 20th century, american, assembling, automated, automatic, black-and-white, bristles, drilling, dupont company, early, factory, historical, history, industrial, industry, leominster, machine, machinery, manufacture, manufacturing, massachusetts, monochrome, north america, north american, nylon, pioneer, pioneering, plastic, producing, production, production line, robotic, technological, technology, textile, toothbrush, toothbrushes, united states, us, usa

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.