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Bertrand Bottles. a Study of 19th-Century Glass and Ceramic Analysis

Author(s): Ronald R. Switzer

Year: 1974

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Once in a very great while a few historic artifacts are found which contribute significantly to our knowledge of a particular period. Rarer still is the find of a 19th-Century steamboat containing a cargo composed of thousands of pounds of artifacts of infinite variety. However, the relative rarity of these artifacts is overshadowed to a considerable degree by what can be translated from their analysis about the economy, technology, and life of contemporaries who lost them in an unpredictable wreck more than 100 years ago.


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Bertrand Bottles. a Study of 19th-Century Glass and Ceramic Analysis. Ronald R. Switzer. Publications in Archeology ,1. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. 1974 ( tDAR id: 52578) ; doi:10.6067/XCV82Z1497


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min long: -92.889; min lat: 42.492 ; max long: -86.25; max lat: 47.31 ;

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Contact(s): National Park Service


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NADB document id number(s): 5234513

NADB citation id number(s): 000000165926

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