Rum bottle

Object Number: 
1918.42
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 4 in. ( 27.3 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
written: on paper label; "Hut-site/ 28/ Prescott Ave" written: in red; "23/9"
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle; bottle blown in a dip mold and has a cylindrical neck with an applied string rim, rounded shoulders, and a cylindrical body with a push-up and pontil mark; bottle's neck and string rim have been restored.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bottle was found by the N-YHS Field Exploration Committee in Hut #28 in the American-Revolution-era camp of the British 17th Regiment of Foot at Prescott (now Payson) Ave., in Inwood, New York City.
Credit Line: 
Found by the NYHS Field Exploration Committee
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group