Glass Bottles Photos

Glass and other bottles for storing and shipping liquids for drinks have been made for about 4,000 years.

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Kitchen fireplace with bottles & utensils at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Lamp, bottles, plates & bell jar on kitchen mantle at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Antique glass soda bottles in Casa de Aguirre museum in Old Town. San Diego, CA.Round bottom soda bottle at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.
Kitchen fireplace with bottles & utensils at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Lamp, bottles, plates & bell jar on kitchen mantle at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.Antique glass soda bottles (c1890) in Casa de Aguirre museum in Old Town. San Diego, CA.Round bottom soda bottle (19th C) at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.
Antique bottle display at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.Antique colored glass bottles at Northern Mariposa County Museum. Coulterville, CA.Antique glass bottles at Northern Mariposa County Museum. Coulterville, CA.Antique clear glass bottles at Calaveras County Downtown Museum. San Andreas, CA.
Antique bottle display at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.Antique colored glass bottles at Northern Mariposa County Museum. Coulterville, CA.Antique glass bottles at Northern Mariposa County Museum. Coulterville, CA.Antique clear glass bottles at Calaveras County Downtown Museum. San Andreas, CA.
Antique colored bottle display at Red Barn Museum. San Andreas, CA.Antique bottle from Alameda Soda Water Co. in Oakland CA at Red Barn Museum. San Andreas, CA.Fountain & Tallman soda bottle display at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.Locally made medicine bottles at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.
Antique colored bottle display at Red Barn Museum. San Andreas, CA.Antique bottle from Alameda Soda Water Co. in Oakland CA at Red Barn Museum. San Andreas, CA.Fountain & Tallman soda bottle display at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.Locally made medicine bottles at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.
Vintage glass bottles at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.Souvenir Pikes Peak plates & bottles at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Souvenir Pikes Peak bottle at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Antique liquor bottles on bar in Rache's Place Saloon at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.
Vintage glass bottles at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.Souvenir Pikes Peak plates & bottles at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Souvenir Pikes Peak bottle at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Antique liquor bottles on bar in Rache's Place Saloon at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.
Liquor bottles & lock box at Nathan Hale Homestead Museum. Coventry, CT.Bronze grain measure from London, glass bottle from England, & ceramic jug from England or Germany at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Reproduction blown glass bottle at Noah Webster House. West Hartford, CT.Early American blown glass bottles at Noah Webster House. West Hartford, CT.
Liquor bottles & lock box at Nathan Hale Homestead Museum. Coventry, CT.Bronze grain measure (167) from London, glass bottle (1600s) from England, & ceramic jug (c1650) from England or Germany at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Reproduction blown glass bottle at Noah Webster House. West Hartford, CT.Early American blown glass bottles (reproductions) at Noah Webster House. West Hartford, CT.
James O'Neill's stoneware whiskey jug & liquor bottles at Monte Cristo Cottage. New London, CT.Pressed glass bottle with profile of General Taylor at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Collection of colored glass bottles at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Early American glass bottles & a lantern at Judson House. Stratford, CT.
James O'Neill's stoneware whiskey jug & liquor bottles at Monte Cristo Cottage. New London, CT.Pressed glass bottle with profile of General Taylor at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Collection of colored glass bottles (early 1800s) at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Early American glass bottles & a lantern at Judson House. Stratford, CT.
Earthenware pie plate from PA & stove tile from NC plus glass bottle & salt by Henry William Stiegel of Manheim, PA at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Glass pocket bottle by Henry William Stiegel of Manheim, PA at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Bottle carrier from George Washington's Mt. Vernon at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Liquor bottles at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.
Earthenware pie plate (1828) from PA & stove tile (c1785) from NC plus glass bottle (c1770) & salt (1729-85) by Henry William Stiegel of Manheim, PA at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Glass pocket bottle (1765-75) by Henry William Stiegel of Manheim, PA at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Bottle carrier from George Washington's Mt. Vernon at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Liquor bottles at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.
Glass cube & bottle at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Bottles recovered from Spanish shipwreck in Museum of Florida History. Tallahassee, FL.Colored glass bottle from France? at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Old bottles & artifacts dug up at Old Fort Jackson. Savannah, GA.
Glass cube & bottle (1st -2nd C) at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Bottles recovered from Spanish shipwreck in Museum of Florida History. Tallahassee, FL.Colored glass bottle (17th C) from France? at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Old bottles & artifacts dug up at Old Fort Jackson. Savannah, GA.
Glass bottles in window of Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum. Maui, HI.Antique glass bottles & tinware in Oldest Frame House of Mission House Museum. Honolulu, HI.Antique bottles & utensils in High Amana Store. High Amana, IA.French wine bottle as used by French settlers in Wabash River Valley at Clark Memorial. Vincennes, IN.
Glass bottles in window of Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum. Maui, HI.Antique glass bottles & tinware in Oldest Frame House of Mission House Museum. Honolulu, HI.Antique bottles & utensils in High Amana Store. High Amana, IA.French wine bottle (mid 18th C) as used by French settlers in Wabash River Valley at Clark Memorial. Vincennes, IN.
Antique wine bottles at Laura Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Glass bottles & ceramic jugs at Boott Cotton Mills Boarding House immigrant gallery. Lowell, MA.Blown-glass bottles found in wreck at Steamboat Arabia Museum. Kansas City, MO.Blown-glass bottles & beads found in wreck at Steamboat Arabia Museum. Kansas City, MO.
Antique wine bottles at Laura Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Glass bottles & ceramic jugs at Boott Cotton Mills Boarding House immigrant gallery. Lowell, MA.Blown-glass bottles (1855) found in wreck at Steamboat Arabia Museum. Kansas City, MO.Blown-glass bottles & beads (1855) found in wreck at Steamboat Arabia Museum. Kansas City, MO.
Blown-glass bottles found in wreck at Steamboat Arabia Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bottles & pans recovered from USS Cairo. Vicksburg, MS.Bottles recovered from USS Cairo. Vicksburg, MS.Bottle collection of Hudson Oddities in Richibucto. NB.
Blown-glass bottles (1855) found in wreck at Steamboat Arabia Museum. Kansas City, MO.Bottles & pans recovered from USS Cairo. Vicksburg, MS.Bottles recovered from USS Cairo. Vicksburg, MS.Bottle collection of Hudson Oddities in Richibucto. NB.
A century of glass bottles at Hudson Oddities in Richibucto. NB.Two antique liquor bottles embossed with fisherman with large fish at Hudson Oddities. NB.Bottle from Fort Sumner, NM at New Mexico History Museum. Santa Fe, NM.Glass wine jug at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.
A century of glass bottles at Hudson Oddities in Richibucto. NB.Two antique liquor bottles embossed with fisherman with large fish at Hudson Oddities. NB.Bottle (c1860s) from Fort Sumner, NM at New Mexico History Museum. Santa Fe, NM.Glass wine jug at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.
Glass bottles on carved chest at Hacienda de los Martinez. Taos, NM.Antique glass bottles turned purple at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.American glass liquor flask with image of Lafayette & metal mold in which it was blown at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.American glass liquor flasks at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Glass bottles on carved chest at Hacienda de los Martinez. Taos, NM.Antique glass bottles turned purple at Nevada State Museum. Carson City, NV.American glass liquor flask with image of Lafayette & metal mold in which it was blown (c1820s-30s) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.American glass liquor flasks (1815-50) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
American glass liquor flask with Masonic eagle marked "NGC" at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.American glass canteen-shaped flask with eagle at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glass liquor flasks with steamboat & slogan "The American System" promotes tariffs to protect American manufactured goods as introduced Henry Clay in his run for president at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glass bottles & decanters in Noon Inn Barroom at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.
American glass liquor flask with Masonic eagle marked "NGC" (1820s) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.American glass canteen-shaped flask with eagle (1820s) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glass liquor flasks with steamboat & slogan "The American System" promotes tariffs to protect American manufactured goods as introduced Henry Clay in his run for president (1824) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glass bottles & decanters in Noon Inn Barroom at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.
Early American glass bottles, pitcher & decanters in Noon Inn Barroom at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.Brig Daisy of New Bedford model in a bottle by Nehemiah Hand of Setauket, LI at Whaling Museum. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.Whale oil product bottles at Whaling Museum. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.Vintage glass bottles at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Early American glass bottles, pitcher & decanters in Noon Inn Barroom at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.Brig Daisy of New Bedford model in a bottle (1872) by Nehemiah Hand of Setauket, LI at Whaling Museum. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.Whale oil product bottles at Whaling Museum. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.Vintage glass bottles at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Collection of Staten Island beer bottles at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.Collection of siphon bottles at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.Collection of siphon bottles at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.American glass bottles at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.
Collection of Staten Island beer bottles (c1870-1914) at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.Collection of siphon bottles (c1870-1914) at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.Collection of siphon bottles (c1870-1914) at Historic Richmond Town Museum. Staten Island, NY.American glass bottles (19th C) at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.
Pocket Bottles by Stiegel's American Flint Glass Co. of Manheim, PA, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Enameled glass bottle & drinking glass from Pennsylvania or Europe at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Glass bottles & stoneware jugs found at Fort Sully at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum. Pierre, SD.American cricket table with pitcher & glass bottle at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Pocket Bottles (c1765-74) by Stiegel's American Flint Glass Co. of Manheim, PA, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Enameled glass bottle & drinking glass (1770-1800) from Pennsylvania or Europe at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Glass bottles & stoneware jugs (1866-94) found at Fort Sully at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum. Pierre, SD.American cricket table (late17th-early 18th C) with pitcher & glass bottle at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Post-1935 liquor bottles marked "Federal law prevents sale or reuse of this bottle" in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wooden crates for Bixby shoe satin bottles & Baker Chocolate in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wine bottles from England found in New Towne in Jamestown National Park Museum. Jamestown, VA.Wine bottle from England found in New Towne in Jamestown National Park Museum. Jamestown, VA.
Post-1935 liquor bottles marked "Federal law prevents sale or reuse of this bottle" in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wooden crates for Bixby shoe satin bottles & Baker Chocolate in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wine bottles (17th C) from England found in New Towne in Jamestown National Park Museum. Jamestown, VA.Wine bottle (17th C) from England found in New Towne in Jamestown National Park Museum. Jamestown, VA.
Back buttery with bottles & plates in Coolidge Homestead at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles & beakers at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Back buttery with bottles & plates in Coolidge Homestead at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles & beakers at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Stoneware crocks & bottles at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Collection of early 20thC WV-made glass bottles at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Collection of turn-of-the-century WV-made glass bottles at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Alcohol bottles given to Eisenhower by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev at Eisenhower Farm. Gettysburg, PA.
Stoneware crocks & bottles at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Collection of early 20thC WV-made glass bottles at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Collection of turn-of-the-century WV-made glass bottles at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Alcohol bottles given to Eisenhower by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev at Eisenhower Farm. Gettysburg, PA.
Bottled products in country store at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.Hand painted punch bottles at Sainte-Anne Centre Artisanale. Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe.Souvenir bottles at Depaz rum distillery. Martinique.Bottles of sauces in shop at Seaport Village. San Diego, CA.
Bottled products in country store at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM.Hand painted punch bottles at Sainte-Anne Centre Artisanale. Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe.Souvenir bottles at Depaz rum distillery. Martinique.Bottles of sauces in shop at Seaport Village. San Diego, CA.
Grape shaped wine bottles in Szentendre. Hungary.Candy jar in shape of automobile at Capt. Charles Schreiner Mansion. Kerrville, TX.Manitou carbonated drink bottles at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Manitou sparkling water bottles at Miramont Castle. Manitou Springs, CO.
Grape shaped wine bottles in Szentendre. Hungary.Candy jar in shape of automobile at Capt. Charles Schreiner Mansion. Kerrville, TX.Manitou carbonated drink bottles at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Manitou sparkling water bottles at Miramont Castle. Manitou Springs, CO.
First Coke bottles bulged more than modern bottles at Coca-Cola Museum. Atlanta, GA.World of Coca-Cola Las Vegas on the Strip with giant bottle serving as atrium. Las Vegas, NV.Detail of giant bottle at Coca-Cola Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV.Collection of commemorative bottles & taxidermy specimens in a restaurant in Crescent. Crescent, OR.
First Coke bottles bulged more than modern bottles at Coca-Cola Museum. Atlanta, GA.World of Coca-Cola Las Vegas on the Strip with giant bottle serving as atrium. Las Vegas, NV.Detail of giant bottle at Coca-Cola Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV.Collection of commemorative bottles & taxidermy specimens in a restaurant in Crescent. Crescent, OR.
Felt hat & bottle opener collection inside Star Exchange at Conservation Plaza. New Braunfels, TX.Bottle house where glass bottles in wall let in light at Knott's Berry Farm. Buena Park, CA.Bottle house at Calico. CA.Glass bottle building & glass blowing theater at Cedar Point. Sandusky, OH.
Felt hat & bottle opener collection inside Star Exchange at Conservation Plaza. New Braunfels, TX.Bottle house where glass bottles in wall let in light at Knott's Berry Farm. Buena Park, CA.Bottle house at Calico. CA.Glass bottle building & glass blowing theater at Cedar Point. Sandusky, OH.
Pathway & flower bed edged by old bottles at Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead. Stonewall, TX.Bottles & plates embedded on Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.

Pathway & flower bed edged by old bottles at Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead. Stonewall, TX.Bottles & plates embedded on Watts Towers. Los Angeles, CA.


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