Sauce Bottle [Essence of Anchovies]

John Burgess & Son, Manufacturer

1911
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Maker and Role
John Burgess & Son, Manufacturer
Production Date
1911
Description
Bottle of Sauce - John Burgess & Sons, Essence of Anchovies, c. 1911. Taken to Scott Base, Antarctica during the Terra Nova Expedition (early 1910s) and returned to New Zealand with Sir Edmund Hillary's Team after the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958).

Oval shaped glass bottle with wide neck, covered in wax paper with label at top over cork and on front of bottle. Top label "Manufacturers & Proprietors of the Original & S[...] ANCHOVIES / 107, STRAND / JOHN / BURGESS / & SON / LONDON"; Front label "ESTABLISHED [...] / JOHN BURGESS & SONS. / MeM / A / PIQUANT & DELICIOUS CONDIMENT. / PREPARED FROM THE FINEST VEGETABLES & FRUITS. / Manufactory / Corner of the Savoy Steps 107, STRAND / LONDON, W.C."; Label on rim of bottle "Keep / the / bottle / tightly / corked."; label at neck is unreadable through wax paper. Words cast into the back of the bottle are "BURGESS / M.M / PICKLE".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Wax
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
Manufacturers & Proprietors of the Original & S[...] ANCHOVIES / 107, STRAND / JOGN / BURGESS / & SON / LONDON Printed
Keep / the / bottle / tightly / corked. Printed
ESTABLISHED [...] / JOHN BURGESS & SONS. / MeM / A / PIQUANT & DELICIOUS CONDIMENT. / PREPARED FROM THE FINEST VEGETABLES & FRUITS. / Manufactory / Corner of the Savoy Steps 107, STRAND / LONDON, W.C. Printed
BURGESS / M.M / PICKLE Casting
Accession No
2017.23.2
Credit Line
John Burgess & Son. 1911. Sauce Bottle [Essence of Anchovies], 2017.23.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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