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J. Shepard and Company Glass Flask
Description: This glass flask, which measures 7" by 4" (17 by 11 cm), was manufactured by J. Sheppard and Company in Zanesville. It includes both an American eagle and a Masonic symbol. J. Shepard and Company was started in Zanesville in 1823 by Reverend Joseph Shepard. During the 1820s and 1830s, Zanesville was one of the leading glass-manufacturing cities in the nation. Ohio has continued to play a major role in the nation's glass industry because of its abundant sandstone resources. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om1382_1535066_001
Subjects: Business and Labor; Glass industry; Glassworking; Bottles; Eagles
Places: Zanesville (Ohio); Muskingum County (Ohio)