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San Francisco was at the epicenter of the glass world in the later half of 17th century as it was growing because of the Gold Rush.

This jar, which appears in the Society of California Pioneers, which I visited last week, is pretty cool. Though I didn't know anything about it, the fact that it says San Francisco Glass Works means it is from pre-1876, because in 1876 San Francisco Glass Works bought out the struggling Pacific Glass Works and renamed itself San Francisco and Pacific Glass Works. Other than that, I know nothing about this--what it was used for, etc.

From my recent trip to the Society of California Pioneers...

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