Overall: 11 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 29.2 x 8.3 cm )
typed: on label; "BOTTLE/ 19-TH CENTURY/ FOUND IN BATTERY PARK IN 1949 DURING THE EXCAVATION FOR THE BATTERY-BROOKLYN TUNNEL"
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle; bottle blown in a dip mold and has a bulging cylindrical neck with an applied string rim (majority of finish broken off), rounded shoulders, and a cylindrical body with straight sides and smooth push-up, no pontil mark evident.
According to the accession records, this bottle is part of a collection of artifacts recovered during excavation in Battery Park, New York City, during construction of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and Battery Park Underpass.
Found by Joseph Rapport and Richard Koke of the NYHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.