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Hot Water Bottle in Cloth Storage Bag

1998.6073A-C (RS225678)

Description

Metal hot water bottle [a]. Bottle has flattened spherical shape and flaring spout with long,screw-in metal stopper [b] with ball-shaped end. Typically the water bottle was sold with a simple stopper with finger-loop handle. The stopper with this bottle, refered to in advertisements as an "extension handle", was an additional purchase and designed for "use in messaging the body." Round molded manufacturer's label on bottle side. Fabric, draw string storage bag.

Details

Maker
A. S. Campbell Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1925
Inscriptions
"GUARANTEED / FIVE YEARS / HOT WATER BOTTLE / PAT. PEND. / CELLO / A. S. CAMPBELL CO. / BOSTON. / TRADE MARK" (embossed)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
cloth
metal
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bottle, Hot Water
cloth
hot-water bottles
metal
Warmer, Body
Dimensions
13 x 1 1/2 (HxD), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6073A-C
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
310150

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