Soap [Gelven]

Gelven, Manufacturer;  Wilfred Owen Limited, Distributor; 


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Maker and Role
Gelven, Manufacturer
Wilfred Owen Limited, Distributor
Description
Rectangular bar of soap in purple paper sealed packaging. On front is labelled "Gelven / MEDICATED / FAMILY SOAP / DEODORANT - GERMICIDAL". There is a white sticker on front, handwritten in black pen "11/8/77". On long sides "Gelaven MEDICATED FAMILY SOAP" and on short sides "Gelaven / FAMILY / SOAP" On reverse "A pure mild soap ideal for / everyone in the family. / Medicated with .75% T B S 3,4,5, / -Tribromosalicylanilide- / a highly effective deodorant / that ensures continuing / personal freshness. Skin / imperfections and problems / benefit from regular daily / washing with medicated / Gelaven Family Soap, / providing the maximum anti- / bacterial and deodorant / action. / NET WEIGHT WHEN PACKED 150g / WILFRED OWEN LTD. CHRISTCHURCH"
Collection
Media/Materials
Organic
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
Gelven / MEDICATED / FAMILY SOAP / DEODORANT - GERMICIDAL Printed
11/8/77 Hand-written
Gelaven MEDICATED FAMILY SOAP Printed
Gelaven / FAMILY / SOAP Printed
A pure mild soap ideal for / everyone in the family. / Medicated with .75% T B S 3,4,5, / -Tribromosalicylanilide- / a highly effective deodorant / that ensures continuing / personal freshness. Skin / imperfections and problems / benefit from regular daily / washing with medicated / Gelaven Family Soap, / providing the maximum anti- / bacterial and deodorant / action. / NET WEIGHT WHEN PACKED 150g / WILFRED OWEN LTD. CHRISTCHURCH Printed
Accession No
2015.128.103
Credit Line
Gelven et al. Soap [Gelven], 2015.128.103. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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