Soap [Meadow Lane Woodlands]

New Zealand Cosmetic Laboratories Limited, Manufacturer;  DEKA, Attributed to; 


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Maker and Role
New Zealand Cosmetic Laboratories Limited, Manufacturer
DEKA, Attributed to
Description
1. Packaging: Rectangular cardboard box with openings at top and bottom. Labelled on front "MEADOW / LANE / Woodlands / SOAP" This is repeated on reverse, with "75gsm / Manufactured by N.Z.C.L. / P.O. Box 22191 Otahuhu N.Z. / Exclusively for DEKA" added at bottom. Colour picture on front of box with an open gate, a red house and two clothed mice with a basket. Colour pictures on sides of clothed mice with berries. Two price stickers located on front of box "5 034660 / L. D. NATHAN / $1.65" (white); "034660 / INCL G.S.T / $1.65" (blue). Labelled on bottom of box "A careful / blend of the finest / natural ingredients. / Double enriched to give a creamy / lather that is kind and gentle / to even the most / sensitive skin."

2. Soap: Rectangular ivory coloured block of soap with rounded edges. Stamped into middle of front is "MEADOW / LANE" with head and arms of mouse in centre. Reverse has blank rounded rectangular indent stamped in centre.
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Media/Materials
Organic
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
MEADOW / LANE / Woodlands / SOAP Printed
75gsm / Manufactured by N.Z.C.L. / P.O. Box 22191 Otahuhu N.Z. / Exclusively for DEKA Printed
A careful / blend of the finest / natural ingredients. / Double enriched to give a creamy / lather that is kind and gentle / to even the most / sensitive skin. Printed
5 034660 / L. D. NATHAN / $1.65 Sticker
034660 / INCL G.S.T / $1.65 Sticker
MEADOW / LANE Printed
Accession No
2015.128.61
Credit Line
New Zealand Cosmetic Laboratories Limited et al. Soap [Meadow Lane Woodlands], 2015.128.61. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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