R. White glass bottle

Object number

LDVAL 2013.1.8

Description

Dark green glass R. White bottle with original rubber stopper. Donated following the 'Message in a bottle' exhibition at Valence House Museum, 22 June - 27 July 2013. The exhibitor / donor spent 30 years digging and purchasing collectable bottles.

Physical description

Dark green glass bottle. Embossed on both sides with molded writing. Some bubbles and flaws in glass and seams running down either side. Original black rubber screw-in stopper still in place.

Condition

Good

Type

Crafts and hobbies

Size

Whole height: 218mm
Diameter - top: 30mm
Diameter - base: 61mm

Collection type

Social history, Industry

Inscription

Makers Mark Molded On front body: R. W & S. Ld / WHITE
Makers Mark Molded On back body: R. W & S. Ld / 1D / 4- / DEPOSIT / CHARGED ON / THIS BOTTLE
Makers Mark Molded on foot: D. R. Ld
Makers Mark Molded On base: WHITE / WHITE
Makers Mark Stamped On stopper: W / R. White & Sons Ld / London

Alternative reference

Entry number E1810 (2013-07-29)

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeCrafts and hobbies
Collection type
Social history
Industry