Object ID 001748
Object Name Crescent Alrite Ink
Object Desc Square shaped glass bottle with narrow neck and plastic lid with cork stopper. Paper label around sides and front for Alrite Ink.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002003a-b
General Category History
Category Stationery Items
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 7, Shelf 10
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords ink,fountain pens,Alrite Ink brand,Crescent Products Co.,ink bottles,writing,
Title Crescent Alrite Ink
Description Glass bottle, square, with narrow neck. Black, plastic lid with cork stopper attached. Lid is embossed with text "The Crescent Products Company" around sides and image of crescent moon at center. Paper label afixed to bottle sides and front. Black and orange vertical stripes. At front text "Crescent / Alrite / Ink / Blue Black / The Crescent Products Co. / Terre Haute, Indiana". Left and right sides of label have text "For / Fountain Pens / and / General Use". Embossed triangle at bottle of jar.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions include lid.
Place of Origin
Maker Crescent Products Company
Date MAR 13,2014
Notes Lid does not fit tightly in jar, but cannot be removed. Dry ink still inside jar, stained interior. Label is dirty and stained. Faded on front side. On left side of label there is loss at lower left side and the corner is loose. On right side of label there is loss at lower right corner. Light scratches on exterior and interior.