Bottle, Figure of Carrie Nation
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
9 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (22.9 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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Colorless pressed glass bottle molded into the shape of the standing figure Carrie Nation (1846-1911). Her body and head are somewhat bulbous; her hands are crossed over her stomach holding a large purse (in proper left hand) and closed umbrella with hooked handle (in proper right). Her tall top hat forms the neck and mouth of the bottle.
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