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Advert for Nickel Silver Black Lead and Royal Palace Blue, cleaning and washing products

Advert for Nickel Silver Black Lead and Royal Palace Blue, cleaning and washing products

Printer: H Darbyshire & Co

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1886

Shelfmark: Evan.6151

Item number: 6151

Genre: Leaflet

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Advertised on this leaflet along with black lead is a product called 'Royal Palave Blue', which was a powdery substance that contained a conspicuous blue pigment. This was put into the last rinse in a bundle of laundry to counteract the progressive yellowing effect of the 19th-centuries rather harsh soaps and detergent.

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