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Flyer - United Soap and Perfumery Co Pty Ltd, 'Pretty Kitty' Cleaner and Polisher, Melbourne, circa 1910 Reg. No: TL 52047
- Flyer advertising Pretty Kitty cleaner, issued by United Soap and Perfumery Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne, circa 1910.
This single sheet flyer, colourfully printed in blue text on pink paper, claims that Pretty Kitty cleaner is a 'solution of the domestic problem!' It states that the 'new Australian cleaner and polisher cleans everything but clothes!' and was the 'best and cheapest article ever placed before the public'.
Illustrations on the flyer show a domestic maid polishing knives, washing pots, doing house work, and cleaning doors and washstands. The text notes that the cleaner could be used on windows, silver, brass, copper, tin and all metalware, glassware, china, crocker, linoleum, tables, floors, paintwork, baths and enamelware. It also notes that Pretty Kitty cleaner, which was sold in a tin, removed oil stains and rust and would be useful to engineers and mechanics who could use it on their hands.
- Small quarto size broadsheet featuring illustrations and text, printed in blue ink on pink paper.
|Dimensions:||251 mm (Height), 185 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Small quarto size|
|Tagged with:||cleaning products, domestic work, personal hygiene, advertising, polishing compounds|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Tertiary Classification:||cleaning products|
|Primary Subject:||Cleaning Products|
|Publication Date:||1910 circa|
|Cover Title:||'A SOLUTION OF THE DOMESTIC PROBLEM ! PRETTY KITTY THE NEW AUSTRALIAN CLEANER AND POLISHER, Cleans Everything but Clothes!'
'REMOVES OIL STAINS AND RUST. ASK YOUR GROCER FOR A TIN !'
'Manufacturers: THE UNITED SOAP & PERFUMERY CO. PTY. LTD. .... MELBOURNE AND SYDNEY'
'The Exchange Press - 5443/10'
|Inscriptions:||Front, top left, pencil, handwritten: 'M805 /113'|
|Illustration Types:||Black & White; Instructional Drawings|
|Page Size Format:||184 x 251 mm|
|Number of Pages:||1|
|Manufacturer:||United Soap & Perfumery Co. Pty Ltd|