Medicine Bottle

Medicine Bottle

Clear glass medicine bottle retaining cork and part of contents. Embossed on the base is a flat-cut diamond profile (a hexagon), containing the letters Y/G/ Co, for the glassworks. 12 cm tall and 4.7 cm wide at the shoulder. The same glassworks made three of the...
‘Tablespoons’ Medicine Bottle

‘Tablespoons’ Medicine Bottle

Ice-blue medicine bottle with gradations, embossed ‘Tablespoons’. It retains the cork and some of its contents. 15.5 cm tall, 6.1 cm wide at the shoulder. Discarded after the death of Mary Everett in 1908 along with other medicine bottles retaining some of...
Hamilton Bottle

Hamilton Bottle

Hamilton bottle, embossed ‘W. Ingram/ Southend’, found during road works outside The Peter Boat pub, Leigh-on-Sea. These were used for mineral water or soda water. The design ensured that the bottles would be stored on their side, keeping the cork in...
Hair Tonic Bottle

Hair Tonic Bottle

Brown glass bottle embossed ‘Rusby’s Ltd/ Hairdressers/ Great Windmill Street W. 1.’ For hair tonic/ restorer. The cork has a metal cap with¬†drizzle tube, so that the contents could be poured in small quantities.
Ink Bottle

Ink Bottle

Light blue octagonal ink bottle, with a burst lip. These were sold at a penny each. Cork top.
Stretton Hills Mineral Water Bottle

Stretton Hills Mineral Water Bottle

Flat-bottomed Hamilton bottle from the Stretton Hills Mineral Water Company, of Church Stretton. Blob top for cork. These bottles superseded the egg-shaped version during the first decade of the twentieth century. They were supposed to be stored on their side, but...
Beer Bottle

Beer Bottle

Black glass beer bottle for Seabrooke and Sons of Grays and Thurrock. Cork top. Found below the sea wall at Burnham-on-Crouch.
Beer Bottle

Beer Bottle

Early machine-made beer bottle for the Shrewsbury and Wem Brewery Company Ltd. (Cork neck.)
Beer Bottle

Beer Bottle

Beer bottle for W. W. Humphreys of Shrewsbury. It would have taken a cork.