Soda Water Bottle, E G Fenn; 1905-1915; 1765

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Soda Water Bottle, E G Fenn

About this object

Amethyst glass blob-top soda water bottle with embossed design and wording on front 'E. G. FENN/ E.G.F./ PORT MACQUARIE'. The bottle was dug up in the donor's yard.

Edwin George Fenn [1873-1955] purchased his cordial and aerated waters business from Mr. J R Wheeldon in March 1905. Fenn advertised the Port Macquarie business as The Crystal Fountain Cordial Factory. He sold the business to Mr E Haydon in September 1915.

Date Made

1905-1915

Medium and Materials

Glass

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on front ' E. G. FENN/ E.G.F./ PORT MACQUARIE'

Measurements

190mm H, 55mm Diameter at base

Subject and Association Keywords

Factories

Credit Line

Donor: Mrs Moore

Object Type

Beverage bottles

Object number

1765

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