San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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  • BOTTLE, DISPLAY

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • MEASUREMENTS: 22 3/4"H x 10 1/2"L x 10 1/2"W
  • DATE MADE: copyrighted 1890

Description

Bottle, display. Large paper label [7"L x 9 3/4"W] reads, "Mount Vernon/ Pure Rye/ Whiskey/ Bottled at the Distillery, and/ Purity guaranteed by the/ Hannis Distilling Co/ Copyright 1890, by Hannis Distilling Co." Embossed text in glass, on opposite side, "MOUNT VERNON/ PURE/ RYE WHISKEY". Amber glass, square bottle with rounded neck. Length of neck, 9 1/2". Wire around neck has circular piece with initials "H D C". Paper at top of neck, partially covers black bottle "cap". Sealed at top. Fair condition. Wear - label paper and paper bottle top. Negligible staining, weeping.


  • CREDIT LINE: Hermes, Gilbert W.


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