Gin Bottle

One of a number of glass gin bottles found in Sulima in the extreme south east of Sierra Leone. At the mouth of the Moa River, Sulima was a major European trading post in the nineteenth century. The European traders brought gin to Sierra Leone as a trading commodity.

Further Information

  • Type: Containers, vessels
  • Object: Gin Bottle
  • Materials: Glass
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 203mm
  • Production Date: 19th century
  • Associated Places: Sulima
  • Associated People: Unknown
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1992.01.02D

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