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page 147 -- Use Soapine!

updated 5 January 2018
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for additional information on Lavine Soap see pages 29,  56,  57146

for additional information on Soapine, see pages  56,  57,  146
The first six months of this series appear on page 146
Soapine was manufactured by the Kendall Manufacturing Company in Providence, RI. According to Eric Jay Dolin, whale oil was one of the ingredients in Soapine. A Google Image search provides samples of many Soapine ads lauding the whale oil connection with the product:

Here's an additional Soapine card recently added to the Arnold Collection. Note that goats, not the usual horses, pull the cart!

(standard imprint for back of Soapine cards)
Viewing England across the Channel from France

"Endless promenade or thinking of nothing in particular"

The back of this card was the same as the card above.
With such a lovely image on the front, would anyone look at the reverse?

The reverse of the card above.
 Not every Soapine card was realistic:

...just in case you didn't have enough dust-catchers, Kendall has some suggestions...

From the Archive Gallery on the city of Providence web page comes this depiction of the Kendall plant at Friendship and Page Streets.

The Remington building now occupies this corner location in Providence.
A pothole on Page Street (Google Street View, May 2011) reveals the old brick pavement preserved beneath:

Via Google Books digitized version of the Providence Plantations, we have both a portrait and a brief biographical sketch of the life of Henry L. Kendall, founder of the company bearing his name:

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