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Title Ink bottle: Columbia Scarlet Indelible Drawing Ink. Keuffel & Esser Co., New York. (Manufactured in Hoboken.)
Object Name Ink
Catalog Number 2009.006.0015
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Ink bottle: Columbia Scarlet Indelible Drawing Ink. Keuffel & Esser Co., New York. Clear mold-blown glass bottle, 1-1/2" square x 2" high; overall 2-3/4" high including stopper. (Quantity is not stated, but it is probably two ounces.) Company name and city in raised letters on right side. Printed paper labels on front, back and bottom. Red-brown hard rubber stopper with integral cap; black rubber bulb top fastened to glass eyedropper (chipped point.) A small portion of the original contents remains in dessicated form.

Although stated as New York, it was manufactured at the Hoboken factories of Keuffel and Esser. Bottom label states: Patented June 15, 1888; Oct. 7, 1902.

Date 1902-1920
Year Range from 1902
Year Range to 1920
Search Terms Keuffel & Esser Co.
K & E
Caption front
Imagefile 068\20090060015.TIF
Classification Drafting
Manufacturing
Business & Commerce