The Tank, Journal of the Royal Tank Regiment, April 1947 No. 336, Vol. 29

278' THE TANK POMANDER l6 tb Century VINAIGRETTE 17 th Century THE EVOLUTION OF THE BEAUTY BOX/ n Tudor days dames of fashion carried the pomander— pomme (apple) denoting the shape and bream (perfume)— a ball of perfume. When in the XVII century liquid perfumes super­seded the solid, the pomander gave place to the vinaigrette. Yet another aid to legitimate vanity was the patch box of the days of powdered hair. The XVIII century specimen shown above bears the motto Have communion with Jew be familiar with one deal juftly with all speaker' evil of none. These vanities were the forerunners of the modern flapjack Vanity Case —Eve’s essential travelling companion. PATCH BOX i t t b Century THE GOLDSMITHS &SILVERSMITHS COMPANY LTD. 112 REGENT STREET, LONDON, W.l ONLY ONE ADDRESS •TELEPHONE :REGENT 3021 VANITY CASK o f Today
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