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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Jar, Preserving


Accession number: 77.15.20A-B
Date: circa 1880
Materials: Glass
Measurements: 9 cm H x 7.4 cm DiameterDiameter. Is for mouth, base diameter. 5.4 cm
Marks/Label: A: Bottom of jar - 882 and a mark B: Atlas Jelly Glass on top of lid Around the edge DUPLEX SEALED.FILL GLASS FULL. TO CLOSE -TO OPEN with two arrows pointing in opposite directions
Narrative: Jar was found in the donor's home when she first moved in.
Description: A: Cylindrical clear glass jelly jar with tin overlap. B:Tin twist cover. Around the top edge of the jar are four projections which the lid catches and closes on. The glass and lid are marked.