Soap Bar ('Kia Ora' brand)

Warnock Brothers Limited, Manufacturer

Circa 1890
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Maker and Role
Warnock Brothers Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1890
Description
Caramel coloured long bar of soap made from tallow, known as Bar Soap, produced by Warnock Brothers, Richmond Road. Has design embossed into front of bar stating 'FIRST KIA WB ORA GRADE'; brand name of soap was Kia Ora, WB refers to initials of maker, fern fronds on design also.
Media/Materials
Organic/Animal/Animal Product
Signature/Marks and Type
FIRST KIA WB ORA GRADE Engraved
Accession No
2007.10
Credit Line
Warnock Brothers Limited. Circa 1890. Soap Bar ('Kia Ora' brand), 2007.10. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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