Rum bottle

Object Number: 
1947.564
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 4 in. ( 25.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle; bottle blown in dip mold and has a cylindrical neck with applied string rim, rounded shoulders, squat cylindrical body with push-up and pontil mark; devitrification and iridescence over surface of the bottle, old restoration.
Gallery Label: 
Found in the Military Hut Camp of the 17th Regiment of Foot at Prescott (Payson) Ave., Inwood, NJ. See NYHS Quarterly Bulletin, October, 1929, p. 89.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group