Hot Water Bottle in Cloth Storage Bag

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1910-1925

GUSN

GUSN-310150

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

Descriptive Terms

hot-water bottles
metal
cloth
Warmer, Body
Bottle, Hot Water
Bottle, Hot Water

Inscription

"GUARANTEED / FIVE YEARS / HOT WATER BOTTLE / PAT. PEND. / CELLO / A. S. CAMPBELL CO. / BOSTON. / TRADE MARK" (embossed)

Maker

A. S. Campbell Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts

Dimensions

13 x 1 1/2 (HxD), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6073A-C

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)