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Glass fragments (2) excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.594-595
Date: 
1750-1783
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Glass fragments excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; aqua body fragments.
Gallery Label: 
These glass fragments were excavated in 1916 by Charles A. Maver on Payson Avenue near the corner of Academy Street, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm. The camp extended between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street in Washington Heights. The glass was owned by a British or Hessian soldier, by a member of a soldier's family or by a civilian living in the camp, or was obtained from local residents.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group