Clear glass jar, with external screw thread, ground on top. Embossed on base ‘Propert’s, London’. Such jars contained boot cream or other creams and polishes. It is an early example of a jar with an external screw thread.
Left, bottle embossed down both side panels ‘Argonaut Reg.’, for hat polish. Right, bottle embossed down side panels ‘Floraline’/ ‘London’, corked with metal drizzler – a hair tonic product?
Wooden cotton reels. The smaller one was found inside a pot base, the two seemingly have been discarded together. They survived in waterlogged ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Hand-turned wooden dolly pegs for hanging out clothes on the washing line, found in waterlogged ash mixed with domestic waste from the 1890s. Sometimes these pegs were made by gypsies. Normally wooden items do not survive.