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Welcome Borax Soap Bars

1998.6145.1-.2 (RS233663)

Description

Two bars of "Welcome Borax Soap" in original, unopened paper wrappers. Produced in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Lever Brothers Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1930
Circa
Inscriptions
"WELCOME / [illustration of pair of clasped hands] / BORAX SOAP" and "Exchangeable for premiums only by purchase / the Welcome Soap in this wrapper. / SAVE THIS WRAPPER" and "SEND FOR THE LATES CATALOG! / Many remarkable PREMIUMS given in exchange for / Welcome Soap wrappers / See other side of this wrapper for directions for sending for catalog and / premiums. Each wrapper bears this signature: Curtis Davis & Co. / Works and Offices: Cambridge-Mass" (printed)
Location of origin
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Material
paper (fiber product)
soap (organic material)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Soap
soap (organic material)
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6145.1-.2
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
26492

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