‘Extractum Carnis “Liebig” – One Pound of this Extract contains thirty Pounds of Beef without fat Bone or tendon. To add to boiling water. C. Van Abbot, original importer, Cavendish Square, London, 2 ounces’. A small white ceramic pot...
Thirteen Bovril bottles, discarded after the death of Mary Everett in 1908. Each is embossed either ‘2oz’ or ‘4oz’ and ‘Bovril, Limited’. Early Bovril bottles from the 1890s bear the Registration number and Farringdon Street address...
A half-ounce Bovril in yellow-amber glass, and a one-ounce bottle in the standard brown glass, both bearing the registration number found on early Bovrils. Discarded in London and dumped in Essex.
Dark brown glass, machine-made 1oz Bovril from the Thames. 1920s. Embossed on base ‘Bottle Made in England by F. G. C.’
Embossed ‘Bovril R[egistere]d 100848’ and ‘Bovril Limited’. Contents in ounces is not embossed on the bottle, as in later examples.
2oz machine-made Bovril. The lip has been made in a separate mould, as shown by the seam.
Early machine-made Bovril, 4oz. A number were found in this deposit, some with the neck made in a separate mould.
Early Bovril bottle, with a sheared lip; embossed ‘Bovril, Rd 100848, 30 Farringdon St, London’. No quantity (i.e. contents in ounces) is embossed on this bottle, unlike later ones. Amber glass.