Beer Bottle

Beer Bottle

Title

Beer Bottle

Description

This bottle was used to sell and distribute beer by Charles Joly, a bottler at 9 Seventh Street in Philadelphia. Consumers paid for the beer, but not the bottle. Beer drinkers would return the bottles to the brewer or take the bottles back to get them refilled.

Source

Recovered from excavation prior to construction of Rutgers-Camden dormitory at 330 Cooper Street, Camden, N.J.

Publisher

Rutgers University-Camden

Date

c. late nineteenth century; photograph, April 2018.

Contributor

Anila Ramsarran (Graduate Student, American Material Culture, Spring 2018); photograph by Jacob Lechner.

Rights

Collection of Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts

Relation

Affleck, Richard, George Cress, Ingrid Weubber, Rebecca White, Kimberly Morrell, and Thomas Kutys. Phase II and Data-Recovery Archaeological Excavations of the Smith-Maskell Site Cooper Street Development Camden, New Jersey. Archaeological Excavation Report, Burlington: URS Corporation.

Format

Glass beer bottle, 9.5 x 2.5 x 1 inches.

Original Format

Photograph

Collection

Citation

“Beer Bottle,” Learning From Cooper Street, accessed August 7, 2022, https://omeka.camden.rutgers.edu/items/show/3.

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