Bottle - Beer or Wine, Glass, circa 1820-circa 1920 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 17

One fragment of the neck and finish of a medium green glass beer or wine bottle. The finish has an applied string rim and the finish, including lip, has been tooled (and possibly flamed). The form is typical of champagne bottle finishes. Date range of manufacture is circa 1820 to circa 1920.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

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Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology, food beverages, alcohol
Themes this item is part of: World Heritage, World Futures, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Beverage Storage
Tertiary Classification: bottle
Activity: Beverage storage
Specific Activity: Bottle
Trench Unit Number: G11/4/8/001
Manufacturer: c 1820-c 1920
References: Jones and Sullivan 1985: 43
  1. [Book], Catherine Sullivan, Olive Jones, The Parks Canada Glass Glossary for the Description of Containers, Tableware, Flat Glass and Closures, Parks Canada, 1985, 1985, 28 Pages

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