Historical information

This book was supplied with each complete outfit of bottles. This book is the 17th Revised Edition and dated, 1948. Fowler's kits have been used by many households to preserve fruits and vegetables since 1915.


The households in the Kiewa Valley grew fruit and vegetables and preserved them using the Fowler's Bottling Kit.

Physical description

Small thick book of 96 pages with green stripe across the top and bottom of the cover.Bound with 2 staples. Title printed in brown & 4 'medals' printed across the bottom. Well used, yellowed with water mark on first pages.