Soap [Goya Aqua Manda]

Goya, Creator;  Reckitt and Colman (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer; 

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Maker and Role
Goya, Creator
Reckitt and Colman (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1. Box: Rectangular, cardboard box opening at both ends. Orange, white, black and green pattern on all sides apart from back, and there is an oval clear plastic window to look through to soap inside. The box pattern has circles, small flowers and swirling shapes. Back of box is white with black text "GOYA / LONDON PARIS NEW YORK / Made in New Zealand by Reckitt & Colman (N.Z.) Ltd., Auckland." There is a white rectangular sticker with rounded edges stuck onto back, with "May / 1971" handwritten in black felt tip.
2. Box Insert: Rectangular, white, cardboard box insert with oval space cut to hold one end of soap. (Other box insert to hold other end is missing.)
3. Soap: Long, oval, orange coloured bar of soap with convex faces. There is an indented oval on front with simple circle and flower pictures and "Aqua Manda" raised inside. On reverse is imprinted "GOYA".
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
GOYA / LONDON PARIS NEW YORK / Made in New Zealand by Reckitt & Colman (N.Z.) Ltd., Auckland. Printed
May / 1971 Hand-written
Aqua Manda Printed
GOYA Impressed
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Credit Line
Goya et al. 1971. Soap [Goya Aqua Manda], 2015.128.174. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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