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"Spirit Of St. Louis" Perfume Presentation

This is a "Spirit of St. Louis" Perfume Presentation. It was designed by Georges Lepape.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

Its medium is flacon: molded glass.

The success of Charles Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight was an event that shook the world. The French perfumer Les Parfums de Rosine developed a special fragrance to honor the feat with a bottle and box featuring Lindbergh's plane, the Spirit of St. Louis.

  • Lucien Lelong Perfume Bottle
  • a/c:9 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.) d: 9.2 x 5.8 x 5.7 cm (3....
  • Gift of Monique Fink in memory of Peter Fink.
  • 1991-61-10-a/d

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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