Report 36PH0153 – Appendix E

Artifact Inventory

Cat #ProvenienceArtifact CountGroupClassMaterialObjectObject FormWare/TypologyPrimary DecorationSecondary DecorationPattern MotifColorCommentsBegin DateEnd Date
1Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, BeerTwo Piece MoldEmbossedGreen, EmeraldBegin_Date and End_ Date are based on empontailed base (bare iron). Embossed
on the bottle is "DYOTTVILLE GLASSWORKS/ PHILADA" and on the opposite is "J. REICHARD & Co." Diameter from base of bottle. Date from National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
18401850
2Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, BeerTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date see additional notes or notes in artifact bag. Embossed
on the bottle is "NENNICH & WIEST/ PHILADA", on the opposite is "N & W", and on the base is "N & W".
18861894
3Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the bottle's tooled finish and post mold.
Embossed on the bottle is "BOLEN & BYRNE/ EAST 45TH ST./ NEW YORK", on the opposite is "THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO BE SOLD", on the base is "1890". Diameter is taken from the base.
18901920
4Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the bottle's tooled finish and post mold.
Embossed on the bottle is "BLEHL & EUSTON/ 940 DIAMOND ST", on the opposite is "PHILADA", and on the base is " B & E". Diameter is taken from the base of the bottle
18901920
5Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, BeerTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the bottle's tooled finish and post mold.
Embossed on the bottle is " Chas. Wiecker/ Philada. Pa/ THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO BE SOLD", and on the base is "W". Diameter is taken from the base of the bottle.
18901920
6Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselFlaskTwo Piece MoldAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the strap side union flask shape, which
this flask resembles. Diameter is taken from the base of the bottle. The cork is
intact and sits at the bottom of the flask. Embossed on the center bottom of the
flask is "D".
18601910
7Canal Prism1MedicalGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, MedicineTwo Piece MoldEmbossedBlue, CobaltWhitall and Tatum Begin_Date and End_Date taken from SHA website and change in makers mark on base (see additional notes). Embossed on bottle is cross hatching with raised diamonds (see additional notes), there is space in the embossment for paper label.18721901
8Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselFlaskTwo Piece MoldGreen, PaleBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the strap side union flask shape, which this flask resembles. Diameter is taken from the base of the bottle. A partial cork is susupended in the neck of the flask. Embossed on the bottom of the bottle is "339 F".18601910
9Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date is based on the dates for the Putnam cork retainer still intact on bottle. Embossed on the bottle is ""F. McKINNEY"/ F/ PHILADA", and on the opposite is "F". Diameter is taken from base of the bottle.18601866
10Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedGreen, EmeraldBegin_Date and End_Date based on empontiled base (bare iron pontil). Finish resembles a "Benedictine" finish although it isn't a Benedictine bottle. Embossed on the bottle is "SUPERIOR/ MINERAL WATER", and on the opposite is "J. PERCY & BROTHERS/ Philada"18401870
11Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, BeerTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the bottle's tooled finish and post mold. Embossed on the bottle is " Chas. Wiecker/ Philada. Pa/ THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO BE SOLD", and on the base is "W". Diameter is taken from the base of the bottle.18941908
12Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaEmbossed on the bottle is "JOHN H. YOUNG/ PHILADA", and on opposite is a large, entwined, decorative symbol of "J H Y". Diameter is taken from base of bottle.18561865
13Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, BeerTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAmberBegin_Date and End_Date based on company name changes reflected in
bottles (see additional notes). Embossed on bottle is "PABST/ TRADE MARK/MILWAUKEE/ PHILADELPHIA BRANCH" and on the opposite is "REGISTERED/ THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO BE SOLD". Heavy patination
18891893
14Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBody/Rim SherdBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the lightning stopper still intact on the body/rim sherd. Identification of some embossing can be seen- "…R MUELL…"18801920
15Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBase/Body/Rim SherdBottleUnidentifiedColorless, Non-LeadBegin_Date and End_Date refer to the mouth-blown bottle parison mold (simple mold seams could indicate a mouth-blown mold). Bottle shape resembles that of a cylindrical/ round prescription bottle. Diameter is taken from base of bottle.18821920
16Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, BeerTwo Piece MoldEmbossedGreen, EmeraldBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the SHA webpage focused on mineral/double oil finishes, which also indicates this bottle as a possible Dyottville bottle. Embossed on the bottle is "E. DUFFY & SON/ 914 FILBERT ST".18401870
17Canal Prism1UnknownGlassCommon GlassUnidentifiedUnidentifiedUnidentifiedColorless, Non-LeadSolid cylinder of glass. Possibly used for industrial purposes.
18Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date is based on the dates for the Putnam cork retainer still intact on bottle. Embossed on the bottle is " C. AMBROSIUS & CO/ BOTTLERS/ PHILADA.", on the opposite is "A/ THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO BE SOLD", on the base is "A & CO".18601880
19Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date based on dates for blob top and lightning stopper (still intact in/on bottle). Embossed on bottle is "THE GLOBE BOTTLING CO/ N. E. 12 &/ CARPENTER/ PHILADA", on opposite is "THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO/ BE SOLD", on base is "C. 9".18751920
20Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the bottle's tooled finish and post mold. Embossed on the bottle is "JOHN L. KRAUTER/ 961.N. 3RD ST/ PHILADA.", on the opposite is "THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO/ BE SOLD".18901920
21Canal Prism1MedicalGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, MedicineTwo Piece MoldColorless, Non-LeadBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the finish and cup mold of the bottle. It is a cylindrical/round prescription bottle.18701920
22Canal Prism2HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBody SherdBottleColorless, Non-LeadTwo body sherds with no mold seam lines. Possible shoulder of a bottle. Opalescent fragments.
23Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassMilk GlassLidCanning JarWhiteMilk glass canning jar lid.18691970
24Canal Prism24PersonalCeramicRefined EarthenwarePipe StemSmoking PipeWhite Ball ClayEmbossedWhiteGeorge Zorn white ball clay pipe stem. Embossed on the pipe stem is "GZ" in a diamond and on the other side is "PHILA" also in a diamond shape.18771913
25Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBase/Body SherdBottle, BeerTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date based on bottle's post mold. Height taken from baseshoulder; diameter taken from base. Embossed on bottle is "FERD. DORSAM/PHILADA." a beer barrel on its side is between those lines. Other side is "THIS BOTTLE/ NOT TO BE SOLD"18401900
26Canal Prism1MedicalGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, MedicineTwo Piece MoldBlue, CobaltBegin_Date and End_Date are based on dates given by the SHA website. Embossed on the bottle is "BROMOSELTZER/ EMERSON/ DRUG CO/ BALTIMORE MD", and on the base is "7". Diameter is taken from base. See additional notes.18901911
27Canal Prism1MedicalGlassCommon GlassWhole VesselBottle, MedicineTwo Piece MoldEmbossedBlue, CobaltBegin_Date and End_Date are based on dates given by the SHA website. Embossed on the bottle is "BROMOSELTZER/EMERSON/ DRUG CO/BALTIMORE MD", and on the base is ". 6". Diameter is taken from base. See additional notes.18901911
28Canal Prism1CommercialGlassCommon GlassBody/Rim SherdBottle, CarboyUnidentifiedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on oil finish date given by SHA. Carboys are used in shipping and storing bulk liquids. They are usually encased in a woven wicker or box to protect the bottle during shipping (SHA website).18301920
29Canal Prism1Other (see comments)GlassMilk GlassUnidentifiedUnidentifiedUnidentifiedWhiteWhite,solid, milk glass, mushroom shaped object. 2.25 inches long. Widest diameter is 1.514 inches and narrowest diameter is .811 inches. Possible bottle stopper or possible mortar seen in Sears, Roebuck Co. Catalogue [Sears 1897:35]
30Canal Prism1Other (see comments)GlassMilk GlassUnidentifiedUnidentifiedUnidentifiedWhiteWhite,solid, milk glass, mushroom shaped object. 1.325 inches long. Widest diameter is 1.213 inches and narrowest diameter is .715 inches. Possible bottle stopper or possible mortar seen in Sears, Roebuck Co. Catalogue [Sears 1897:35]
31Canal Prism1UnknownGlassMilk GlassOther (see comments)UnidentifiedFragment, approximately 3.25 inches long. Bell-like, cylidrical shaped milk glass with applied ring and bead collar at top. Possible apothecary item, perhaps a lid/encasement.
32Canal Prism1HardwareMetalIronSpike14.5 inch railroad spike. Square, hand cut.1839
33Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBase/Body SherdBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the post mold of the bottle and returnable bottle system reminder [Second Time Around: A Look at Bottle Reuse, Busch: 178]. Embossed is "THIS…/ NOT TO BE…"18701920
34Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBase/Body SherdBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedAquaBegin_Date and End_Date are based on the blob top on bottle. Embossed on the broken fragment of bottle is "… STILE/…ROWN.St".18401920
35Canal Prism1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBase/Body SherdBottleTwo Piece MoldEmbossedGreenBegin_Date and End_Date are based on post mold dates. Embossed on the bottle fragment is "MINERAL WATER". On the line above that is the bottom of a stylized letter, possibly an "F". Diameter is taken from base of bottle.18401920
36Canal Prism3HouseholdCeramicCommon GlassRim SherdBottleGreenRim sherds; finish resembles sheard ring finish. However, SHA website indicates that these finishes are usually a steeply tapered oil finish. No visible evidence of a cracked- off surface or upper surface grinding is presumable of sheared finishes.
37Canal Prism1HouseholdCeramicRefined EarthenwareBody/Rim SherdCupPearlwareDiptBandedBlueDecoration is a wide blue band.18101840
38Canal Prism1HouseholdCeramicRefined EarthenwareBase/Body/Rim SherdPlateIronstone/Stone ChinaPrintedMolded PatternFloralLook up decoration. Needs date.
39Canal Prism2HouseholdCeramicRefined EarthenwareBase/Body/Rim SherdSaucerWhite GraniteMaker's mark impressed on base of
saucer "IRONSTONE/ CHINA./
PANKHURST & Co.". End_Date can
probably come down to pre 1870 due to
the poorly defined well.
18521882
40Interior Matrix1HouseholdGlassRefined EarthenwareBase/Body SherdFlatwareWhiteware18201900
41Interior Matrix2HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBody SherdContainerFree BlownBlue/GreenPieces mend. Possibly bulged neck with a thing globular shoulder.
42Interior Matrix1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBody SherdBottleUnidentifiedBlackTexture on exterior surface could point to a possible dip mold wine bottle.
43Interior Matrix1HouseholdGlassCommon GlassBody SherdBottleGreen, PaleProbably medicine bottle base. Recessed panal base.
44Interior Matrix1HouseholdCeramicRefined EarthenwareBase/Body/Rim SherdPlateIronstone/Stone ChinaShell EdgeOther (see commenets)BlueDecoration is an unscalloped, blue shelledge with a simple, repeating, lightly impressed pattern.18401860
45Interior Matrix1HouseholdCeramicRefined EarthenwareBase SherdOther (see comments)WhitewareObject_Form could possibly be a large plate or possibly a chamber pot due to its large, rounded footring.18201900
46Interior Matrix1Other (see comments)Other (see comments)OtherUnidentifiedUnidentifiedUnidentifiedGrayKnob-like fragment, pale gray, plaster paris with mica flecking.
47Canal Prism2FloraFloraWoodWood FragmentUnidentified
48Dock/Canal
Structure
1HouseholdMetalIronLidUnidentifiedUnidentifiedFragment of an oval lid, slight flange on outer edge. Remnant of handle attachment at one surface. Possible lunchbox lid.