Ginger Beer Bottle, W J Ross; c1918-1920; 2018.14

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Ginger Beer Bottle, W J Ross

About this object

Salt glazed stoneware ginger beer bottle with tan brown glazed neck. Transfer printed label on front in black ink reads 'W. J. ROSS/ STONE/ GINGER/ BEER/ PORT MACQUARIE'.

William James Ross, known as Bill, [1886-1966] purchased the Port Macquarie cordial business of Edward Haydon (also spelt Hayden) sometime between 1917 and 1919. Ross sold the business to William Henry Marshall [1888-1954], known as Bill, in 1920.

Date Made

c1918-1920

Place Made

Sydney

Medium and Materials

Clay, glaze, ink

Inscription and Marks

Printed on front 'W. J. ROSS/ STONE/ GINGER/ BEER/ PORT MACQUARIE'
Makers impressed stamp on front mostly unreadable '?/ SYDNEY/ ?'

Measurements

190mm H, 70mm Diameter at base

Subject and Association Keywords

Factories

Object Type

Beverage bottles

Object number

2018.14

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