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This blog is written and maintained by Miss Cuddlywumps, a fluffy-tailed calico cat who is both classically educated and familiar with mysteries. Comments or complaints should be addressed to Miss C rather than to author Roby Sweet. Ms. Sweet accepts no responsibility for Miss C's opinions.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Clean as a Kitten!

Wordless Wednesday

This week, we take a look at two trade cards from around 1900, both using images of kittens to sell borax soap, because when you think of borax, you think of kittens. Or something like that.

A kitten converses with a donkey on this
trade card for Wrisley’s White Borax Soap,
ca. 1900.
Image from Miami U. (Ohio) Libraries—
Digital Collections, via Wikimedia Commons.

We wouldn't try this at home, but here
three kittens play in a borax box on a trade card
for Wrisley’s White Borax Soap, ca. 1900.
Image from Miami U. (Ohio) Libraries—
Digital Collections, via Wikimedia Commons.



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