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Object ID 003090

Object Name Seltzer bottle

Object Desc Glass bottle with metal top from the West Side Bottling Worlks, Chicago.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002783

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General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Donation

Accession Date DEC 1,2014

Credit/Acknowledgement Tim Kroening

Location Room 4, Shelf 27

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords seltzer,bottles,Jupiter Bottling Works,West Side Bottling Works,

Title Seltzer bottle

Description Glass bottle with a glass straw and metal spigot. Bottle has frosted label on the front and reads "This bottle is the property of and filled by / West Side Bottling Works Chicago / Bottle loaned - contents only sold." Bottom of bottle has a frosted crown and says Made in Austria. Metal spigot is not easily removable so it was not removed during cataloging process. Metal spigot is embossed with "Made by Jupiter Bottling Works."


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Height 11.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 12

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY2783



Date MAR 12,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Bottle is very dirty and needs cleaning. Silver metal top does not easily remove so was not taken off when cataloging. Some of frosted label on front is damaged.


Date MAR 12,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 27 from Room 7, Shelf 13 - automatic entry by admin