Color print advertisement for Styron, the trade name for Styrenic plastics historically manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company for a variety of consumer applications. The advertisement features an illustration of a woman behind a beauty counter, overlaid with a pair of gloved hands opening a purse. The accompanying text emphasizes the "value and luxury" of plastic products made from Styron.
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Dow Chemical Company. “The Plastic That Opens Your Purse,” 1945. Advertisements from the Dow Chemical Historical Collection, Box 9. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/8mxs737.
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