Monday, February 16, 2009

Perfume Bottles

Website for this museum that provides background about the "historical and geographical evolution of perfume bottles." Features history of perfumery and perfume bottles in Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Renaissance, and other eras. Click on "Search Bottles" to see hundreds of examples of perfume bottles. The "Commercial Perfumery" section also includes photos of perfume designers such as Chanel and Dior. In English, Spanish, and Catalan.
Link: http://www.museudelperfum.com/
Access: Free