Bottle - Beer or Wine, Glass, circa 1820-circa 1870 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 20

One dark-green glass bottle base fragment. Has a conical pushup with a feint impression or ridge part way up and pointed indentation at the apex that is typical of bottles made using a metal-tipped wooden pushup tool. Date range of manufacture is circa 1820 to circa 1870.
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
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 1870
References: Boow 1991: 31
  1. [Book], Mr James Boow, Early Australian Commercial Glass: Manufacturing Processes, Heritage Council of New South Wales, Sydney, 1991, 1991, 31 Pages

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