E J Pearson's carbolic sand soap works

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Photograph
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Circa 1890
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Edward John Pearson's carbolic sand soap factory on Cook Street in Hamilton East. The soap was guaranteed to clean anything and even destroy insects, including fleas. Mr E J Pearson stands on the extreme right of the photograph. He is wearing his smoking cap which is now in the Waikato Museum of Art & History's collection. There is a company horse-drawn cart out front.
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HCL_05091

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