Aqua glass penny ink bottle, with burst-off lip; ribbed on three sides. There are two pen rests on the top. Part of the yellow label survives, preserving in black the word ‘ink’.
Short, squat bottle for glue, retaining original brush and most of label. The label reads ‘LIQUID GLUE’ in a banner, then below, ‘Always ready for use’, and some illegible text below that. At the bottom, it is possible to make out the words...
Two unembossed medicine bottles, the one on the right retaining its hand-written label and remnants of brown contents.
Gillard’s (larger bottle, left) and Lea & Perrin’s sauce bottles, both embossed with company name and bearing the remnants of red and white labels. Both would have had glass stoppers held in place by a cork ring.
Two brown-glass Scotch Whisky bottles, with remnants of labels in red, black and gold.
Plain white ceramic ointment pot. Originally it would have had a label. Discarded in London and dumped in Essex.
Left: Crosse and Blackwell’s Mango Chutney, with remnants of label – imported ingredients Right: dried olives, with remnants of labels on neck and body – imported ingredients