Lava Soap Bar in Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-310954

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

soap (organic material)
soap (organic material)
cardboard
Soap
Soap

Inscription

"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])

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Saint Louis, Missouri

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6147

Places

Saint Louis (St. Louis Indep. City, Missouri)