Sprits bottle, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This bottle probably held wine or beer. It was found in an archaeological dig of an old privy at 47 Brown Street in Portland in 2008.

John Corey, a dry good merchant, bought the property in 1850 and built a house where he lived.

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  • Title: Sprits bottle, Portland, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Glass
  • Local Code: 2011.359.#16
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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