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Tumbler - Glass, Pressed Design, circa 1820-circa mid-20th century Reg. No: HA 50
- By the 1830s, pressed tablewares were being mass-produced and from the 1870s pressing had become the most common manufacturing technique for cheaper tablewares.
- Two fragments (not conjoining) from the base of a clear glass tumbler. The pressed design includes arches separated by four parallel vertical ridges. Manufacture date range is circa 1820 to circa mid-20th century.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
|Discipline:||Archaeology - Historical|
|Tagged with:||world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology, eating dining, drinking glasses|
|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 Service|
|Trench Unit Number:||G12/13|
|Manufacturer:||c 1820-c 1958|
|References:||Jones 2000: 161, 163; Jones and Sullivan 1985: 33; Poplar Forest 1996: 35|
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