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Lava Soap Bar in Box

1998.6147 (RS233672)

Description

Small, sample size bar of Lava Soap in original box. Manufactured by William Walker & Company, St. Louis, Moussouri.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"LAVA / CHEMICAL / RESOLVENT / SOAP / [Hebrew letters] / THE WORD "LAVA" / REGISTERED AS A TRADE MARK IN/ UNITED STATES CANADA AND MEXICO PATENT OFFICES. / Wm WALTKE & CO. / SOAP MAKERS AND CHMISTS / ST. LOUIS, U.S.A. / MILD BUT VERY EFFECTIVE" (Text on front of box [additional text describing product and uses on other sides of box])
Location of origin
Saint Louis, Missouri
Material
cardboard
soap (organic material)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Places
Saint Louis (St. Louis Indep. City, Missouri)
Descriptive terms
cardboard
Soap
soap (organic material)
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6147
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310954

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