M. Whittaker Codd Bottle

Object Name: 
M. Whittaker Codd Bottle

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Object Name: 
M. Whittaker Codd Bottle
Accession Number: 
2009.2.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.8 cm, Diam: 5.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of James Rigby
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass with green tint; pressed; rubber gasket. Bottle with folded rim and neck, and pinched shoulders near base of neck as well as a pinched area on the upper body creating an internal cavity to hold a glass marble which was used with a rubber gasket to seal the contents of the bottle. The bottle is decorated with an image of two people at a bar with word bubbles saying "How's that for a drink?" and the reply "Immense". Encircling the image are the words " M. WHITTAKER MATLOCK BATH" and on the reverse it says "ACME / RELIANCE PATENT / SOLE MAKER / DAN RYLANDS / BARNSLEY / 4." Along each shoulder is the word "TRADEMARK / R D"
Provenance: 
Rigby, James H. G., Source
2009-11-11
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
M. WHITTAKER MATLOCK BATHE
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pressed on front side of bottle
TRADEMARK / R D
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pressed On each shoulder
ACME / RELIANCE PATENT / SOLE MAKER/ DAN RYLANDS / BARNSLEY / 4
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pressed On reverse side of bottle
HOWS THAT FOR A DRINK IMMENSE
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pressed On front side of bottle Image of two people at a bar within a circle, with conversation "bubbles"