Blacking bottle: c.1820
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 27cm

Blacking bottle: c.1820

© Museum of London

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Stoneware blacking bottle with brown glaze. It has a cylindrical body, and it the base only. 'WARRENS LIQUID BLACKING 14 ST MARTINS LANE CHARING CROSS' is written on the surface.
Apparently similar to vessels that Charles Dickens used to paste labels on to when a 12-year old apprentice.
 

Date

1801 AD - 1835 AD
 

Image Number

008464
 

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