Owens Bottle Machine

Object Name: 
Owens Bottle Machine

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Object Name: 
Owens Bottle Machine
Accession Number: 
2004.7.1
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1912-1930
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Birmingham City Council, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Primary Description: 
Machine is suspended above a rectangular pit and is on two tracks. Main body is cylindrical, has ten mechanism attachments around the sides, connected to a central wheel. Attachments have molding mechanisms. At the top is a circular platform with rail. See object file for photographs and history of assembled machine.
Provenance: 
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, Source
2004
A Textbook of Glass Technology (2002) illustrated, pp. 434-440 (ill.: p. 435; diagrams: p. 436-438; BIB# 73373
Reader Response (GCD, v. 10) (1996) p. 4;
A Textbook of Glass Technology (1925) illustrated, pp. 434-440; ill. p. 435, diag pp. 436-438; BIB# 29010