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Bottle

Object Number: 
1954.187c
Date: 
1810-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 3 in. ( 33 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper tag; "McILVANE & BALDWIN/ mcI V/ 16 DEY St., N.Y." written: on paper tag; illegible inscription printed: on paper tag around string hole; 'G/ DENNSON'S/ G/ QUALITY"
Description: 
Olive green, nonlead glass bottle blown in a dip mold with a cylindrical neck with a flattened string rim, rounded shoulders, straight-sided cylindrical body, and high push-up.
Gallery Label: 
A paper tag formerly around the bottle's neck is printed "McILVANE & BALDWIN/ 16 DEY St., N.Y." McIlvaine & Baldwin, established in 1869, had a large local trade in New York in a brand of whisky known as "Baltimore Club Rye Whiskey.” The buisness was located at 16 Dey Street, New York. According to contemporary advertisements the whiskey was consumed at a number of private clubs in New York, including the Union Club, Knickerbocker Club, New York Yacht Club, Metropolitan Club, etc.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge and Daughters
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group