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    • Railroad lantern

    • Railroad lantern

    • Lanterns; Lighting

    • The railroad lantern has a metal cage with a translucent glass globe inscribed "R. Parmelee, Nacogdoches, Texas." This type of lantern was used to relay signals and to inspect trains at night.
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • These rimless glasses have a gold wire nose piece with spring hinges. The hard hinged case is lined with red felt and includes a faded pink glass cleaning cloth with commercial information from Southern Optical Company, Shreveport, Louisiana.
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This black glass bottle is shaped like a bear in a sitting position with crossed arms. A reason for the production of black glass is that it protects the contents of bottles against the harmful effects of light. A melting technology based on the...
    • Glass apothecary jar

    • Glass apothecary jar

    • Bottles; Bitters; Glassware

    • This brown glass apothecary bottle is shaped like a log cabin. The roof design is marked with the product name, "Drake's 1860 Plantation Bitters."
    • Glass decanter

    • Glass decanter

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This clear cut glass decanter has an elaborately designed neck. A pattern of oval indentations surround the upper part of the decanter, with a cut glass wheat sheaf design on the lower half. The glass stopper is not original to the piece.
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This clear glass bottle is formed in the shape of a violin and includes details representing the strings, fingerboard and curved f-holes.
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This clear glass bottle is shaped like a shoe with a lace design on the top. The opening of the bottle is located at the toe of the shoe. The aging process has given the bottle a frosted or etched appearance.
    • Glass insulator

    • Glass insulator

    • Electrical apparatus

    • This clear glass insulator has a top groove and was used to mount and separate electrical power and signalling lines on poles. It has a round base and is embossed with "U.S.A. 4-56 & Kimble - 830 Tempered."
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This cobalt blue glass bottle has an unusual clear glass handle. A broken cork is lodged in the opening. Most medicines, cures, poisons and castor oil were stored in cobalt blue glass containers.
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This dark amber cigar shaped glass bottle is embossed with a tobacco leaf design. The bottom of bottle tapers to a rounded point with a hole in the tip. Bottles such as this were made unique and dramatic in color, texture and shape to warn of...
    • Canning jar

    • Canning jar

    • Containers; Glassware

    • This Globe amber glass canning jar, including a lid and wire bail, was patented May 25, 1886. The bottom of the jar is numbered "50."
    • Shot glass

    • Shot glass

    • Glassware; Drinking vessels

    • This heavy, clear shot glass has a worn gold rim at the top. The outside of the glass has a beveled pattern that is repeated on the upper interior as well. The small glass is designed to measure liquor.
    • Perfume bottle

    • Perfume bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This is a bell-shaped, light blue opaque glass perfume bottle. Its matching stopper is chipped. A portion of the base has a worn gold marking. The bottom of the bottle is numbered 33.
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This is a clear glass Stone Fort Beverage bottle. In producing the bottle, color was applied to the bottle and then fired into the glass. One side of the bottle has a label with a white background and "Stone Fort Beverages" lettered in green with...
    • Glass fire extinguisher

    • Glass fire extinguisher

    • Glassware; Fire extinguishers

    • This light blue glass fire extinguisher held water and fire retardant chemicals that could be released when the container was thrown at the base of a fire to shatter, and extinguish flames. One end of this oval container has been resealed.

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