Soap [Wright's Coal Tar Soap]

W.V. Wright & Co, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
W.V. Wright & Co, Manufacturer
Description
1.Box Lid: Cardboard box lid, black on outside.
2. Box Base: Cardboard box base, white on outside. There is writing on the bottom of the box in pencil "Sample Wright's Soap / 3oz 4 London" in black ink pen "Weight of N.Z tab / 3 1/2 ozs"
3. Soap: Dense, deep yellow coloured rectangular oval soap with rounded sides. On one side is imprinted "Wright's / COAL TAR / SOAP", on the other is imprinted "SAPO CARBONIS / DETERGENS" around a further imprinted oval "PERSEVERANDO - VINCES / WWW & CO"
4. Note: On light mint green paper, with "No. 23833" printed in black at bottom, handwritten note in pink pencil. "31st Oct 1945 / Wright's Coal Tar soap. / This is a sample from London and / is only 3ozs. / It is the only sample in N.Z."
Collection
Media/Materials
Organic
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
Sample Wright's Soap / 3oz 4 London Hand-written
Weight of N.Z tab / 3 1/2 ozs Hand-written
Wright's / COAL TAR / SOAP Imprint
SAPO CARBONIS / DETERGENS Imprint
PERSEVERANDO - VINCES / WWW & CO Imprint
31st Oct 1945 / Wright's Coal Tar soap. / This is a sample from London and / is only 3ozs. / It is the only sample in N.Z. Hand-written
No. 23833 Printed
Accession No
2015.128.112
Credit Line
W.V. Wright & Co. Soap [Wright's Coal Tar Soap], 2015.128.112. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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