E J Pearson's carbolic sand soap works
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Circa 1890 See full details
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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