Assorted Victorian Rubbish

Assorted Victorian Rubbish

Rubbish from a Victorian pit, including part of a blacking bottle, marked ‘blacking bottle’. This was stamped on bottles in the period 1817-34 to show that they were exempt from the levy on stoneware bottles. The fragmentary glass coffin-shaped bottle in the centre contained whisky. Bottom right are pieces of mocha ware.

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