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Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut or astronomer?

It’s no secret that perfume and vanity item vendors sell their wares by playing on our fantasies. And many a youth has dreamed of studying the stars or exploring space. The following examples from our Virtual Museum explore how they play upon these fantasies.

"Star Gazer" by Tappan

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"Le Roy Soleil" by Schiaparelli

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“Heaven Sent” Moon & Star Set

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"Dans La Nuit" by Worth

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Spherical Bottles by Worth

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"Evening in Paris" Crescent Moon Presentation

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“Poudre Siamoise” Powder Box by Parys

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“Evening in Paris” Stars by Bourjois

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"Dans la Nuit" Powder Jar by Worth

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Karl Lagerfeld Sun Moon Stars Pendant & Pin

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Worth Pendant & Pin

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"Aube Nouvelle" by Figène

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“Angel” Shooting Star Atomizer by Thierry Mugler

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"Coeur de Parfum" (Heart of Perfume) Solid Perfume

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“Angel” Comet Bottle by Thierry Mugler

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“Angel” Star Bottle by Thierry Mugler

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“Magie” by Lancôme

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“Joy” by Jean Patou Advertisement – 1941

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“4711 Eau de Cologne” by Muhlens Advertisement – 1900

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Nice-Flore Powder Sample Envelope

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“Meteor” by Coty Advertisement – 1951

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“Le Roy Soleil” by Schiaparelli Advertisement – 1947

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