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Bottle - Beer or Wine, Glass, circa 1874-circa 1900 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 238

Description:
Two conjoining pieces of a dark green glass beer or wine bottle base. Was manufactured in a vented mould with a separate base plate, suggesting it was made after circa 1874 but before circa 1900.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical
Dimensions: 76.6 mm (Diameter)

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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: G12/15/16/032
Manufacturer: c 1874-c 1900
References: Jones and Sullivan 1985: 28; Miller et al 2000:8
Bibliography:
  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
  2. [Article - Journal] Miller, George L., et al. Telling Time for Archaeologists. Newsletter of the Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology. 29: 1-22., 2000, 8 Pages

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