Featured Business Artifact

Object Name: Bottle

Date: circa 1888

Material: Glass and rush

Dimensions: 40 x 15.5 in.

Collection: Object Collection

Object ID: 2009.004.01

Credit Line: Gift of Bridget Flanagan and Kathleen Flanagan in memory of Margaret Flanagan

Notes: Don Benito (Benjamin Davis) Wilson bought the Lake Vineyard property in 1852 from the widow of Hugo Reid. This jug originally given to Margaret Flanagan by John Callaghan, the gardener at the Patton estate. The jug came from the Lake Vineyard in San Marino. Margaret Flanagan was the private duty nurse for Anne Patton, sister of General George Patton and granddaughter of Don Benito Wilson.

Technical Details

  • Camera: FE370,X880,C575
  • Taken: August 28, 2009
  • Focal length: 14mm
  • Aperture: f/4
  • Exposure: 1/8 second
  • ISO: 160