This piece consists of two glass bottles of viscous red ink labelled “Bristol’s Recording Instrument Ink”. The bottles have black metal caps and are approximately half or 1/3 full.
Accession Number: 2016.zoo.45.1-2
Primary Materials: Glass, Red Ink, Paper
On the paper label “Trade mark BRISTOL’S Red manufactured by the Bristol Company Toronto, Ontario”. These bottles are virtually identical, even in their number: “40024”.
Length = 3.5cm, Width = 3.5, Height = 9.5
These bottles contain ink that was used to mark scrolling paper on drum-based recording instruments.
Good. The bottle is only half full of ink. There is some oxidation and dust on the lid of the bottles.
Manufacturer: Bristol Company, Toronto
Date of Manufacture:
University of Toronto Zoology Department
Additional Information and References:
- Donated to UTSIC