The Museum Collection

William Mackenzie's Liquor Bottles

ID #: 421
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Format: Three Cut Glass Liquor Bottles
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Source: Museum Purchase
Collection: Poe Foundation, Inc.
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These three cut glass liquor bottles are from the liquor chest of William Mackenzie (1775-1829) the foster father of Edgar Allan Poe's only sister Rosalie Mackenzie Poe. The Poe Museum purchased them from Mackenzie's granddaughter, Jane Mackenzie Miller on November 18, 1924 for $60.

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