Clearly a product aimed for the domestic market. The design is of the 1920’s – the packaging indicates Germany as a key market and carries typography and packaging design of the period. However, the company name of Meltonian Ltd seems to date at around 1935.

Meltonian sunburn cleaner
Meltonian sunburn cleaner
Photos: David Pratt

Meltonian advert placed in the Evening Post. Wellington, New Zealand 1928
It says “Made by E. Brown & Sons Ltd, London” one of the early company names. A full portfolio of products is available – block, liquid and cream.
meltonian advert evening post wellington NZ 1928



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