Stonware R. White bottle

Object number

LDVAL 2013.1.3

Description

Cream and brown R. White stoneware bottle. Still has cork 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

Stoneware bottle with brown neck and cream body. Has a transfer image on front identifying maker and contents.

Condition

Good

Type

Crafts and hobbies

Size

Whole height: 172mm
Diameter - top: 31mm
Diameter - base: 68mm

Collection type

Social history, Industry

Inscription

Makers Mark Transfer On body: R. WHITE'S / BREWED / GINGER BEER / 50 YEARS / UNRIVALLED, / CAMBERWEEL, LONDON / Please Replace Stopper

Alternative reference

Entry number E1810 (2013-07-29)

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