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Object Name Jug, Whiskey
Title Tarantula Whiskey Jug
Object ID 2016.01.18
Collection O. Henry Museum Collection
Year Range from 1885
Year Range to 1920
Description Small stoneware whiskey jug. Front label reads "TARANTULA / TRADE MARK / JUICE / SWOPE & MANGOLD / SOLE PROPRIETORS." Label design is black and features the silhouette of a tarantula in the center and a skull & crossbones at each corner. A curvilinear border surrounds the text and images.

Swope & Mangold was a wholesale liquor enterprise in Dallas, Texas in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
Height (in) 3.5
Circumference (in) 6.75