'Torpedo' Glass Bottle; Mid 19th Century/19th Century; 1964/19/1

Name/Title

'Torpedo' Glass Bottle

About this object

Soda glass drink bottle. Hamilton patent 'torpedo' bottle.
Lay down cordial bottle, type used in canteens in the Maori Wars.
Material: glass.
Decoration: none, green tinge.
Form: oval bottle, elongated neck, heavy rim, two seams. Heavy glass, copper wire looped round neck, small flattened area on body, applied lip, wrench or twist marks on neck.
Found buried in the ground.

Date Made

Mid 19th Century/19th Century

Place Made

Hamilton/Waikato/North Island/New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Glass bottle

Measurements

Length: 235mm
Dia.70mm
Mouth: 30mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Personal Artifacts

Subject and Association Description

Glass "lay down" bottle
Cordial
Soda

Collection

Waikato Historical Society Collection

Credit Line

Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga o Waikato,
Hamilton, New Zealand

Object Type

Bottle

Object number

1964/19/1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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