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'Rising Sun' stove polish

Description:

'Rising Sun' stove polish was manufactured by Reckitt and Sons in Hull and London. The solid block of polish was used instead of black lead polish on cast iron stoves. 

 

This partivular one is still in its original red paper wrapper, complete with instructions printed on the base and a sunrise motif on the top surface.

Place of Production:
Hull, London
Materials/Media:
paper (wrapper)
Dimensions:
length 38mm, width 47mm, depth 31mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1979.40
Digital Number:
DMDM012a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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