|Object Name||Card, Trade|
|Description||Trade card. Chromolithograph on paper. Illustration of a whale on a beach; a man is using a cloth to clean the side of the whale, leaving a large white area on the whale with inscription "SOAPINE / DID IT." Inscription above and below: "Soapine. / KENDALL M'F'G. CO. / ESTABLISHED 1827. / PROVIDENCE, R.I." Printed at bottom edge: "BUFFORD, BOSTON." Printed on reverse: "Soapine / Takes the place of Soap, Sal Soda, / Borax, Washing Crystals, and / all other preparations. / Is better than either or all. / It will be used in every house / as soon as its merits are / known, as it relieves / the drudgery of washing without / injury to hands or fabric. / Makes Hard Water Soft. / For Miners and Iron Workers, / It has remarkable qualities, removing / Dirt and Grease / with wonderful despatch. / Makes Splendid Soft Soap / for 3c. per gallon. / NRE YORK OFFICE. / 72 Park Place. / Victoria Glycerine Soap / Contains fifty per cent. of / pure, white, odorless Glycerine, and / possesses all the desirable properties / of a Soap for the Toilet."|
|Acquisition||From the Tysen Estate|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
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