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Soapine Advertisement

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Bufford, John Henry; J.H. Bufford & Co.
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: 1844-1851
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 5 in x 7 in
Nomenclature: business
Classification: whales

Colored lithograph with image of a beached whale. A man washes the side of the whale with "Soapine did it" printed upon the the cleaned spot. The lithograph is a trade card for the cleanser Soapine, produced by Kendall Mfg. Co. from Providence, Rhode Island.