These are reproductions of the first ever original Ivory Soap wrapper. They were produced by Procter & Gamble in 1979 to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Ivory Soap. The first cake of Ivory Soap was sold in October 1879, with the slogan “It Floats”. Each of these soap bars has a net weight of 9oz, a price tag from a grocery marked at 37 cents, and was produced in Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.
Number of Pieces
12 x 7.8 x 3.9
Measurement is for each bar of soap. All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Ivory Soap" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/81