Gallery 1 - Test Tour 01

Tour curated by: Ohio History Connection

Prototype test for the Collections Library digital experience.

Locations for Tour

White milk-glass covered dish was made by the Atterbury Glass Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and patented on March 15, 1887. The pressed-glass dish has a cover shaped like a duck with green eyes. The base of the dish resembles the lower portion…

Moustache cup was made by the William Rogers Manufacturing Company in Hartford, Connecticut, around 1885. The cup has a foot, a round body and an ear-shaped handle. A moustache guard is attached to the top edge. Engraved on the side is…

Silver-plated saucer was made by the William Rogers Manufacturing Company in Hartford, Connecticut, around 1885. The saucer is marked "WM. ROGERS MFG. CO. / ROGERS / HARTFORD, CONN. / QUADRUPLE / 340." The Ohio Historical Society received…

Whiteware teacup has a flat bottom, straight sides, and an ear-shaped handle. The outside is decorated with a black-and-gold pattern. The interior is white. A red mark on the bottom features an ostrich and the text "SUPERIOR / LIMOGES…

Whiteware saucer has black-and-gold decorations around the rim. The center is white. It has a short foot and curved sides. A red mark on the back features an ostrich and the text "SUPERIOR / LIMOGES FRANCE." A green mark with a star reads…

White milk-glass mustard pot dates from around 1880. The pressed-glass pot has a cover in the shape of a bull's head resting on the base, which resembles a bull's neck. The condiment spoon protrudes as the bull's tongue. Mrs. Margaret…

White spooner is made of pressed milk glass. The round spooner is footed with a serrated edge. The body of the spooner is decorated with strawberries. There are two small handles on the sides in the shape of berries. The container dates from…

Earthenware jam jar is square with rounded corners and is decorated with green, yellow, blue, and maroon floral designs on a white background. The top rim of the jam jar is gold. The back of the jar is white with purple, green, gold and black text…

Earthenware plate for holding a jam jar is square with rounded corners. The plate is covered with green, yellow, blue, and maroon floral designs on a white background. The edges of the plate are gold. The back of the plate is white with purple, green…

White milk-glass plate with a painted flower at the center dates from 1890-1920. The pressed-glass plate has a reticulated edge and an open border. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California, donated this plate in 1971.

White milk-glass bowl with a painted flower at the center dates from 1890-1920. The pressed-glass bowl has a reticulated edge and an open border. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California, donated this bowl in 1971.

White milk-glass candy dish dates from around 1890. The pressed-glass dish is decorated with a wheat stalk pattern on the base and on the lid. The finial on the lid is a bundle of wheat stalks. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California, donated…

Milk-glass dish that dates from around 1890 has a round, wide-rimmed bowl with a painted blue background and white leaves. The exterior of the lid is painted blue with white leaves. There are raised leaves on the inside bottom of the bowl. The lid…

Milk-glass pitcher or gravy boat has an oval-shaped body with a side handle and a spout at opposite ends. Each side has a large oval shape surrounded by rippling water at the top rim. There are lattice patterns at the bottom. The lid of the pitcher…

Ironstone tea bowl was made in England around 1850. This vessel is ten sided and features black-and-white transfer prints. On the exterior there are two identical scenes of a woman with two children seated in front of a lakefront castle. Inside,…

Ironstone saucer was made in England around 1850. This vessel is round and features black-and-white transfer prints. Inside, there is a scrolled border and two scenes of a woman with one child seated in front of a vase. In the bottom of the cup there…

Whiteware tea bowl features a blue transfer design that depicts a large vase with flowers in the foreground and buildings, water and mountains in the distance. The interior of the tea bowl features a floral border and a vase in the center. This…

White porcelain tea bowl with a short foot was made in China around 1790. There are painted fruit designs in orange on the interior and Chinese characters. On the base there is a maker's mark in orange.

White porcelain saucer with a short foot was made in China around 1790. There are painted fruit designs in orange on the interior and Chinese characters. On the base there is a maker's mark in orange.

White ceramic teacup that dates from 1855-1885 has a short foot and an ear-shaped handle. The cup has thick walls. On the exterior there a hand-painted sailing scene. In a banner above the boats is text "Affections Gift." There are gold…

Thick ceramic saucer has gold scrolls on the interior and a gold rim. On the heavy base is scratched "2."

White ceramic teacup has a round foot, curved sides and a flared rim. There is one side handle highlighted with gold. The sides of the teacup are hand painted with blue, red and yellow flowers with brown and gold leaves. This teacup dates from…

Ivory-colored ceramic cup has a brown border painted around the top of the cup on the exterior and interior walls. The exterior walls are also painted with blue flower buds with green leaves, blue dots and intersecting brown semi-circles. The cup…

White milk-glass covered dish dates from 1890-1920. The pressed-glass dish has a cover shaped like a duck with its bill resting on its neck. The base resembles a nest of grass with a scalloped edge. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California,…

White ceramic teacup has a round base with curved sides. The rim is painted with silver luster. Around the body of the cup is a maroon circle with blue dots around it and leaves and feathers coming from the top and bottom. An orange plant also…

White ceramic saucer has a round footed base with deep curved sides. The rim is painted with silver luster. Around the inside body of the saucer is a maroon circle with blue dots around it and leaves and feathers coming from the top and bottom. An…

Whiteware teacup has a round foot and a wide, round bowl with a scalloped edge. The spurred side handle features a finger loop and gold highlights. The exterior sides of the teacup feature two hand-painted pink and purple roses and one purple leaf.…

White ceramic teacup has a round, footed base and a flaring lip. The rim of the cup is painted with rose luster and there is another band of rose luster around the inside of the cup. Around the outside is a design of blue and pink petaled flowers on…

White ceramic saucer has a round base and straight sides that slope outward. The rim of the saucer is painted with rose luster and there is another band of rose luster around the inside of the cup. There is an indentation for a cup. Between the lip…

Ivory-colored ceramic tea bowl has a short foot and bell-shaped sides. On the exterior there are painted red flowers with green leaves. There is a thin red line on the interior near the rim. The bowl was made in England between 1780-1815. The Ohio…

Ceramic saucer has a short foot and rounded sides. On the exterior there are painted red flowers with green leaves. There is a thin red line on the interior near the rim. The saucer was made in England between 1780-1815. There is illegible writing on…

White milk-glass bowl dates from 1890-1920. The pressed-glass bowl is footed with a fern leaf pattern and a scalloped edge. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California, donated this bowl in 1971.

White ceramic tea bowl has a small, round foot and flared sides. The sides feature hand-painted green, blue and red flowers with pink stems. There is a blue and red flower inside the bowl at the center. This tea bowl dates from 1820-1840.

Teacup was made in China between 1840-1875. The white cup has a Chinese scene on the exterior in blue, yellow, gold, and red. There are gold bands on the short foot, the interior of the rim and the bottom of the cup. The ear-shaped handle had gold…

Saucer was made in China between 1840-1875. The white dish has a short foot and shallow, flaring sides. There is a gold rim. On the interior there are three scroll designs in blue, green and yellow. There is a gold circle in the center. The Ohio…

White ceramic tea bowl has blue transfer scenes and a scalloped rim. There is a short foot. The scenes have palm trees, a lake, mountains and several human figures. Inside there is a floral border with scenes of wildlife. The bowl was made in England…

White ceramic saucer has blue transfer scenes and a scalloped rim. In the center there is a scene with palm trees, a lake, mountains and a human figure. Inside there is a floral border with scenes of wildlife. The saucer was made in England between…

White milk-glass dish dates from 1890-1920. The pressed-glass dish features a child sitting in a shell with a scalloped edge. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California, donated this dish in 1971.

White milk-glass bowl dates from 1890-1920. The pressed-glass bowl is footed with a fern-leaf pattern and a scalloped edge. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California, donated this bowl in 1971.

White milk-glass bowl dates from 1890-1920. The pressed-glass bowl is footed with a fern leaf pattern and a scalloped edge. Mrs. Margaret K. Rocle of Ramona, California, donated this bowl in 1971.

Glass pepper shaker has a round base. The bottom section of the shaker has twelve sides At the shoulder the shaker bulges out, and there are eight vertical grooves. At the neck there are two rings: one has nine sides and one is smooth. There is also…

Alden Christmas saltshaker dates from around 1877. The amethyst glass shaker has a round foot and a spherical body with a threaded top. On the underside there is an impressed starburst. The shaker has a metal top with a pointed finial and fourteen…

Alden Christmas pepper shaker dates from around 1877. The blue-green glass shaker has a round foot and a spherical body with a threaded top. On the underside there is an impressed starburst. The shaker has a metal top with a pointed finial and…

Cut-crystal pepper shaker that dates from 1890-1910 is round with sides that narrow to the threaded rim. On the sides there are two groups of seven swirling ribs, between which are two stemmed five-petal flowers. There are seven holes in the top. J.…

Cut-crystal saltshaker that dates from 1890-1910 has a round foot with eight panels. The body narrows to the threaded rim. On the sides there are cut ribs, some of which are notched. There are seven punched holes in the top. J. C. Beall of Columbus,…

Pressed-glass saltcellar has an oval-shaped dish and a lid in the shape of a hen with a red comb. The saltcellar dates from around 1900.

Pressed-glass saltcellar has an oval-shaped dish and a lid in the shape of a hen with a red comb. The saltcellar dates from around 1900.

Aluminum pepper shaker that dates from 1925-1960 is cylindrical with a flat screw-on cap. There are fifteen punched holes in the cap.

Tin pepper shaker that dates from 1870-1890 is cylindrical. There is a loop handle at the side. The lid is slightly domed with punched holes.

Tin sugar shaker that dates from 1800-1850 has a domed lid with holes punched in a star shape. The sides have incised cross-hatch patterns and bands of floral designs. There is a seam at one side.

Ceramic pepper shaker was manufactured by Universal Potteries, Inc. in Cambridge, Ohio, between 1930 and 1940. This whiteware shakers is bright red. It is in the shape of a bell pepper. There is a hole in the bottom. The Ohio Historical Society…

Ceramic salt shaker was manufactured by Universal Potteries, Inc. in Cambridge, Ohio, between 1930 and 1940. This whiteware shakers is bright red. It is in the shape of a bell pepper. There is a hole in the bottom with a cork stopper. The Ohio…

Ceramic pepper shaker made by the Nouvelle Pottery in Zanesville, Ohio, dates from 1940-1950. This glazed shaker was commissioned by the Borden Milk Company and depicts Elmer the cow. The cow is shown in three-quarter's view wearing an apron, a…

Banded Mocha-ware pepper shaker made in England between 1820-1840 has a round pedestal foot, a rounded body that widens to the waist and then narrows to a cylindrical neck. The top of rounded and there are punched holes. Around the foot there is a…

Earthenware salt shaker made by Weller Pottery of Zanesville, Ohio, is part of the Zona Utility Ware line designed by Rudolph Lorber. It dates from 1911-1936. The shaker is decorated with a molded red apple, green leaves and brown branches. There are…

Ceramic saltcellar is covered with copper-colored luster with a pink textured band around the center. The saltcellar is footed with a round base, a short stem and curved sides with a flared lip. The saltcellar was made in England between 1815-1835.

Ceramic saltcellar is covered in copper-colored luster. The footed bowl has a round base, a short stem and curved sides. Around the middle are two parallel lines of raised circles, with painted blue and yellow flowers. This saltcellar was made in…

Cut crystal saltcellar dates from 1890-1910. This open saltcellar is shaped like a canoe. There are cut strawberry diamond designs. J. C. Beall of Columbus, Ohio, donated this item in 1995.

Cut crystal saltcellar dates from 1890-1910. This open saltcellar is shaped like a canoe. There are cut strawberry diamond designs. J. C. Beall of Columbus, Ohio, donated this item in 1995.

Cut-crystal saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. The open saltcellar has six sides on the exterior and the interior is smooth. On the underside there is a cut six-petal flower. On the sides there are fans. There is a sawtooth rim. J. C. Beall of…

Cut-crystal saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. The open saltcellar has six sides on the exterior and the interior is smooth. On the underside there is a cut six-petal flower. On the sides there are fans. There is a sawtooth rim. J. C. Beall of…

Glazed ceramic pepper shaker made by the Imperial Porcelain Corporation in Zanesville, Ohio, dates from 1946-1950. This hand-decorated shaker is designed to look like a pig and has a cork in one end. The pig is wearing an aqua-colored dress with a…

Pewter salt shaker dates from 1850-1900. The shaker has a pedestal foot and a bulbous body. The narrow top has pierced holes and a pointed finial. There is a hole in the underside with a cork stopper. The Ohio Historical Society received this item…

Pewter pepper shaker dates from 1850-1900. The shaker has a pedestal foot and a bulbous body. The narrow top has pierced holes and a pointed finial. There is a hole in the underside. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Tom B.…

Pewter pepper shaker that dates from 1825-1850 has a round pedestal foot and a bulbous body. The domed top has a ball finial and punched holes. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Tom B. Christopher of Greenville, Ohio, in 1977.

Cut-crystal saltshaker that dates from 1880-1910 has a round, flat base. The sides, which narrow to the threaded rim, have vertical grooves with pairs of small notches. There are four smooth ovals on the sides. The silver top is pointed and there is…

Cut-crystal pepper shaker that dates from 1880-1910 has a round, flat base. The sides, which narrow to the threaded rim, have vertical grooves with pairs of small notches. There are four smooth ovals on the sides. The silver top is pointed and there…

Walnut caster set that dates from 1780-1820 has a walnut stand with a turned post, a brass handle and bone finials. There are round openings to hold five bottles. One caster from the set remains. The bottle is clear blown glass decorated with a…

Cut-crystal pepper shaker that dates from 1890-1910 has a round foot with eight panels. The body narrows to the threaded rim. On the sides there are cut ribs, some of which are notched. There are seven punched holes in the top. J. C. Beall of…

Cut-crystal saltshaker that dates from 1890-1910 is round with sides that narrow to the threaded rim. On the sides there are two groups of seven swirling ribs, between which are two stemmed five-petal flowers. There are seven holes in the top. J. C.…

Copper-colored lusterware pepper shaker features a wide white band around the middle with hand-painted pink roses and green leaves. The egg-shaped shaker has a round foot, a short stem and a round flat top that is pierced with holes. This ceramic…

Cut-glass saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. This clear saltcellar features small fans and a star inside of a diamond. Dr. Mary Margaret Barr Koon donated this saltcellar to the Ohio Historical Society in 1990.

Cut-glass saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. This clear saltcellar features small fans and a star inside of a diamond. Dr. Mary Margaret Barr Koon donated this saltcellar to the Ohio Historical Society in 1990.

Ceramic pepper shaker made by the Homer Laughlin China Company of Newell, West Virginia, dates from 1936-1943. The Fiesta ware shaker has a round foot and a spherical body. There are seven small holes in the top. There is a large hole in the bottom…

Ceramic salt shaker was manufactured by the Shawnee Pottery Company in Zanesville, Ohio, between 1940 and 1950. This whiteware shaker resembles an ear of yellow corn with the green husk at the base. At the top there are four punched holes. There is a…

Ceramic pepper shaker was manufactured by the Shawnee Pottery Company in Zanesville, Ohio, between 1940 and 1950. This whiteware shaker resembles an ear of yellow corn with the green husk at the base. At the top there are five punched holes. There is…

Glass saltcellar that dates from around 1830 is clear with a blue tint. The disk foot has radiating ribs. Near the base there are alternating panels of diamonds and starbursts.

Staffordshire transfer-printed whiteware pepper shaker is attributed to the James and Ralph Clews pottery in Cobridge, England. Produced between 1820-1840, this blue and white shaker has a border decorated with large and small flowers. The design is…

Rectangular saltcellar made of blue pressed glass is decorated with molded scrolls and V-shaped vines on the sides, and vertical ribs on the base. This saltcellar dates from 1825-1840. The Ohio Historical Society received this plate from Morgan Ink…

Pewter salt shaker dates from 1850-1900. The shaker has a round pedestal foot, a bulbous body and a small knob finial. The top of the shaker has pierced designs The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Tom B. Christopher of Greenville,…

Pewter pepper shaker dates from 1850-1900. The shaker has a round pedestal foot, a bulbous body and a small pointed finial. The top of the shaker has pierced designs. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Tom B. Christopher of…

Glass salt or pepper shaker made by the Federal Glass Company of Columbus, Ohio, dates from 1930-1979. The amber-colored shaker has a heavy round base and a threaded rim. A metal cap with thirteen punched holes fits on the top of the shaker. The…

Saltcellar that dates from 1835-1870 is made from pressed glass. The saltcellar resembles six petals that meet in the center.

Wooden mustard spoon dating from 1875-1925 has a long round handle and a deep round bowl.

Salt shaker made by Dalzell, Gilmore and Leighton of Findlay, Ohio, dates from 1889-1890. The shaker has a bulbous body, a scalloped neck, and a threaded rim. A metal lid punched with thirteen small holes fits in the threaded rim. The onyx glass…

Salt shaker made by Dalzell, Gilmore and Leighton of Findlay, Ohio, dates from 1889-1890. The shaker has a bulbous body, a scalloped neck, and a threaded rim. A metal lid punched with thirteen small holes fits in the threaded rim. The onyx glass…

Ceramic sugar shaker made in England dates from 1800-1840. The shaker has a tall cylindrical body with a domed top with a small round knob finial. Punched in the lid are approximately thirty small holes. There is a large hole on the bottom of the…

Pepper shaker dates from 1936-1955. The shaker has a screw-on cap made of stainless steel that is pierced with ten holes. The body is made of molded clear glass. It has an octagonal base and straight sides. An oval red-and-white sticker on the bottom…

Pepper shaker made by the Libbey Glass Manufacturing Co. of Toledo, Ohio, dates from 1936-1955. The shaker has a screw-on mushroom-shaped cap made of stainless steel that is pierced with holes in the shape of a star. The body of the shaker is made of…

Clear glass saltcellar that dates from 1820-1840 has a round foot and a cone-shaped body with a vertical rim. There are molded diagonal ribs and alternating panels of suns and diamonds.

Clear glass saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. The oval saltcellar has a molded sunburst in the base. The sides are straight. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Mrs. Merrill R. Patterson of Marietta, Ohio, in 1942.

Clear glass saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. The oval saltcellar has a molded sunburst in the base. The sides are straight. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Mrs. Merrill R. Patterson of Marietta, Ohio, in 1942.

Clear glass saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. The oval saltcellar has a molded sunburst in the base. The sides are straight. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Mrs. Merrill R. Patterson of Marietta, Ohio, in 1942.

Clear glass saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. The oval saltcellar has a molded sunburst in the base. The sides are straight. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Mrs. Merrill R. Patterson of Marietta, Ohio, in 1942.

Clear glass saltcellar dates from 1900-1920. The oval saltcellar has a molded sunburst in the base. The sides are straight. The Ohio Historical Society received this item from Mrs. Merrill R. Patterson of Marietta, Ohio, in 1942.

Clear glass saltcellar is oval shaped with a diamond pattern and vertical ribs on the base. The saltcellar dates from 1880-1900.

Clear glass saltcellar is oval shaped with a diamond pattern and vertical ribs on the base. The saltcellar dates from 1880-1900.

Cut crystal saltcellar dates from 1890-1910. This open saltcellar is round with short sides and a sawtooth rim. There are cut diamonds and fans on the sides. On the underside there is a starburst. J. C. Beall of Columbus, Ohio, donated this item in…

Cut crystal saltcellar dates from 1890-1910. This open saltcellar is round with short sides and a sawtooth rim. There are cut diamonds and fans on the sides. On the underside there is a starburst. J. C. Beall of Columbus, Ohio, donated this item in…

Whiteware saltcellar is covered in rose luster unevenly with spots. The cellar has a round foot and round bowl with curved sides. A white sticker inside of the bowl reads "Sunderland / lustre, salt / No 47." The saltcellar was made between…

Ceramic saltcellar is covered with copper luster with a blue band painted around the middle. The band is decorated with copper-colored leaves around a copper line. The saltcellar has a round foot and short stem attached to a bowl with curved sides.…

Tin colander dates from 1875-1910. The colander has a tall, round foot and straight sides that angle outward. There are D-shaped handles at the sides. Around the sides there are six stars made up of 26 punches holes each. On the bottom there are…

Small ceramic colander that dates from 1825-1875 is glazed. The brown, mug-shaped colander has six indentations in the sides and punched holes throughout the vessel. On the bottom of the interior, there are depressions. There is a handle on one side.…

Ceramic food-storage jar has a round base and straight sides. At the neck the jar curves inward. There are two grooves at the rim. The jar has a bail handle with a black wooden grip. White glaze covers the jar except on the base. The lid is round…

Enameled-metal colander that dates from 1900-1920 has a round foot and straight sides that angle outward. There are D-shaped side handles. On the sides there are eight groups of thirty punched holes arranged in triangles. In the bottom there are six…

Stoneware jug with a cork stopper has a shiny brown glaze and a small loop handle at the top. It has straight sides and rounded shoulders. The base is unglazed. The five-gallon jug dates from 1880-1910.

Jug has straight sides, a rounded shoulder and a loop handle. The white stoneware jug has blue stenciling "SAMUEL SIEGRIST / DISTILLER, / PURE / RYE / WHISKEY. / COSHOCTON. O." William Becker of Bloomingdale, Ohio, donated this jug in 1991.

Redware water cooler is vase shaped. It has a spout at the bottom that is broken. There is a single handle on one side. The neck is decorated with ten raised, applied hearts. There is one applied heart below the handle and another on the opposite…

Stoneware jug was made between 1840-1870. This wheel-thrown vessel is ovoid and has a shaped spout and two attached handles. The color of the piece is salmon and appears quite dark, almost brown. Decorating the exterior of the jug is hand-stenciled…

Stoneware jug was made around 1790 in New York City. This jug is brown, gray and cobalt blue. Incised on the side is "COMMERAW / T. STONEWARE / CORLEARS / HOOK / N. YORK." A strap handle extends from the narrow spout to the body of the jug.…

Five-gallon stoneware jug that dates from 1910-1930 is cylindrical. It is white on the bottom and conical and brown on the top. There is a loop handle near the spout. On the body near the shoulder is a blue star within a circle. Inside the star is…

Stoneware jug was made around 1910. This tan jug with brown glaze has a wire bail handle with a wooden grip. A stenciled label on the jug reads "BENTON, MYERS, & CO. / CLEVELAND, OHIO." There is a cork stopper. The Ohio Historical…