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Hudson's Extract of Soap gained grand gold medal, Paris National Academy, 1877 ... : Hudson's Extract of Soap gained highest medal, Paris exhibition, for washing preparations 1878 : also the diploma of honour, Paris, 1879.

  • R. S. Hudson Limited.
Date
[1880?]
  • Ephemera

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Description

Leaflet advertising advertising Hudson's Extract of Soap detergent. The front is a colour illustration of a country scene (trees, fields, hills, river, wooden bridge, thatched cottage). A woman is washing clothes in the river, another is carrying laundry away in a wicker basket in the foreground. There is an A-Z of the various ways in which the soap can be used for cleaning. Robert Spear Hudson (d.1884) invented the first dry soap powder, "Hudson's Dry Soap" in 1837 in his small pharmacy in West Bromwich, England, moving to Liverpool in the 1880s. He advertised extensively, first locally and then nationally, as his business and use of his products grew. The firm was taken over by Lever Brothers Ltd. (now part of Unilever) in 1908.

Publication/Creation

[Liverpool] : [R.S. Hudson], [1880?]

Physical description

1 sheet : color illustrations ; 14 x 23 cm

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

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    EPH169
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    EPH169:20J

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