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Creators:
David's Prize Soap Co. (New York, N.Y.)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 12.5 x 8 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Woman hanging laundry on line while speaking to another woman. Both figures are African American, apparently domestic servants. Both sides of card shown.

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Creators:
Fairbank, N.K., Company
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 13 x 8.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
L.I. Fisk & Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Image, printed in blue and orange, shows a Japanese man wearing a kimono and holding a parasol with one hand while he lifts a bar of soap with the other.

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Creators:
Lever Brothers Company
Hardy, Dudley
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 10.5 x 15.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Illustration of woman in Oriental or Arabian costume, holding up white diaphanous fabric, with city in background. The caption is on the image. Text on verso. For Sunlight Soap.

Both sides of card shown.

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Creators:
Shoudy, G.A., & Son.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 26 x 20.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caption: [Untitled]. Parody of Statue of Liberty--Woman standing on base of table and chairs, holding bar of Wonderful soap.

Both sides of card shown. Stains on back; bottom left corner torn.

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Creators:
Mrs. Potts' Cold Handle Iron
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 2.8 "x 4.3")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Laundry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Bell, R.W., Manufacturing Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (col., 13.5 x 7.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising card. "R.W. BELL MFG. CO., BUFFALO, N.Y." Poem under illustration includes lines: "Friend Barney's a hod-carrier, and sure he's no mope. /... / As he thinks of a wash with the best cake of soap--BELL'S BUFFALO... " Illustration of man in dark pants and red shirt standing by a ladder and holding a hod, with a falling brick. On verso is a...

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Creators:
Bell, R.W., Manufacturing Co.
Allis, A.T. (Hornellsville, N.Y.)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (col.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Text: "Now see this burly bison. / Who'd break the strongest rope. / He quiet as a lamb remains / When rubbed with Buffalo Soap. / Try it." Illustration of two young boys washing a sleeping buffalo (bison), while a girl bends over a box of soap and an American Indian boy seems to be riding a hobby horse. Illustration printing credit to "The Courier...

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Creators:
Colgate & Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (col., 26.5 x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color illustration, reproduction of a painting: Child bathing, holding sponge. For Cashmere Bouquet Toilet Soap.

Front & back of card shown in scan.

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Creators:
Bogue's Soap
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Image of friendly dog wearing a bell, cut out at outline, with all text on verso, which includes an image of a Chinese man's head with a long queue. "Lookee / No boilee! / Washee washee / Wellee / Quickee." is part of the text.