Glass Tag

  • Gude’s Pepto-Mangan Bottle

    Gude’s Pepto-Mangan Bottle

    Oct 04, 2018

    Before there were pharmacies, people would go to their neighborhood chemist and into their neighborhood apothecary. Inside this shop you could find liniments, ointments and other medicinal to help aid in healing. Apothecaries used plants and other substances to make [...]

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  • Seneca Competitor View Camera

    Seneca Competitor View Camera

    Oct 04, 2018

    This object is a Seneca Competitor View Camera made by the Seneca Camera Manufacturing Company. The Competitor View was a part of the view camera series that the company created. View cameras are bigger and more complex to use than [...]

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  • Object: Washboard

    Object: Washboard

    Oct 04, 2018

    This object is a washboard, which was used to wash clothes. Before there were a washing machines and dryers to clean and dry our clothes a washboard and a clothesline were everyday household items. But this was a step up [...]

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  • Object: Miter (Greek Bishop’s Miter)

    Object: Miter (Greek Bishop’s Miter)

    Oct 03, 2018

    This object is a Greek Bishop’s miter, or ceremonial headpiece. It’s an elaborate headdress made from brocade, with elaborate embroidery and embellishments, and depicting Christian symbols and figures. It belonged to Bishop John of Amorion, who was the first American-born [...]

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  • Object: Contact printer

    Object: Contact printer

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a contact printer made by Ansco Company in Binghamton, New York. Before photography became primarily digital, it was designed to create a photographic image from a film negative. Several images from a strip of film would be [...]

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  • Object: Lamp (Hanging lamp)

    Object: Lamp (Hanging lamp)

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a hanging lamp made by Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company. Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company made many different types of lamps, some of them, like this one, had a detachable shade, which had a wire connected to [...]

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