Bottle; Thomson's; c1915; CT77.550d

Name/Title

Bottle

About this object

Bottle; a pale green glass bottle, moulded in two halves and made to take a cork. Various makers and trade marks embossed into the glass suggest that the bottle was made in London by A Alexander & Co Ltd, and used by Thomson's, for a beverage trademarked 'Purity'.

Maker

A Alexander & Co Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Thomson's

Maker Role

Distributor

Date Made

c1915

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass

Inscription and Marks

Embossed around the body: 'THOMSON'S / TRADE MARK / PURITY / REGISTERED / PURITY / 1915 / A. ALEXANDER / & Co Ltd / LONDON / 9'

Measurements

h 240mm X w 60mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, packaging

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, customs relative to private life

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT77.550d

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