eau de Cologne


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eau de Cologne

(ō də kəlōn`), dilute perfume [commonly called cologne in English] introduced c.1709 in Cologne, Germany, by Jean Marie Farina. It was probably a modification of a popular formula made before 1700 by Paul Feminis, an Italian in Cologne, and was based on bergamot and other citrus oils. The water of Cologne was believed to have the power to ward off bubonic plagueplague,
any contagious, malignant, epidemic disease, in particular the bubonic plague and the black plague (or Black Death), both forms of the same infection. These acute febrile diseases are caused by Yersinia pestis (Pasteurella pestis
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The Farina family was no exception and when a descendant, Jean Maria Joseph Farina, opened an outlet in Paris it grew into the famous Roger & Gallet perfume empire which today owns the rights to sell the Eau de Cologne extra vielle, or extra old.
Tote betting: 9-4 Shooting Light, 8-1 Exit Swinger, 10-1 Behrajan, Foly Pleasant, Scrahan Cross, 11-1 Young Spartacus, 12-1 Arctic Copper, 14-1 Dorans Gold, Eau De Cologne, 16-1 Celibate, Kings Valley, Robbo, Samakaan, Satchmo, 20-1 A Piece of Cake, Bindaree, Iris Bleu, Korakor, Stan's Your Man, 25-1 bar.
My finished eau de cologne was very lemony but Corinne said she liked it, which seemed high praise because some of my hapless colleagues efforts only attracted a quizzical look (fragonard.
The Roger & Gallet company was founded in 1862 by Armand Roger & Charles Gallet, heirs to Jean Marie Farina's celebrated Eau de Cologne, the first care and beauty product formulated using medicinal plants.
Spruth's "mild feminism," as Diederichsen puts it, showed not only in her gallery program but also in Eau de Cologne, an ambitious theoretical journal in the guise of a slick fashion magazine about women artists that appeared three times between 1985 and 1993.
Or go Continental and try the alcohol-free eau de cologne to make babies smell sweeter - just try to resist stealing it yourself.
Johnson, who took the last two runnings of the race on Gloria Victis and Young Spartacus last year, produced a quality ride on the 5-1 second favourite to take the pounds 90,000 contest by 17 lengths from Eau De Cologne and Mr Baxter Basics.
Tote bet: 13-2 Paperising, Red Striker, 7 Tremallt, 8 Ad Hoc, Occold, 9 Lord of the River, 10 Mr Baxter Basics, Trouble Ahead, 11 Commanche Court, Goguenard, 12 Cadougold, Gunther McBride, Red Ark, 14 Enrique, Luzcadou, 16 Dulas Bay, 20 Dark Stranger, Eau De Cologne, Storm Damage.
Eau De Cologne can come up smelling of roses in the Whitbread Gold Cup, especially as the change in the weather has been to his advantage.
As well as soaps, the "Corrie" trademark - which has been registered with the Intellectual Property Office - covers perfumes, cosmetics, hair lotions, eau de cologne, shampoos and toiletries.
Cologne, of course, is the home of Eau de Cologne and in the Farina Haus Fragrance Museum, I heard how, in 1709, Italian perfumer John Maria Farina made Cologne world famous by naming his new fragrance Eau de Cologne.