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Bottle

Object Number: 
1949.239a
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 29.2 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
typed: on label; "BOTTLE/ 19-TH CENTURY/ FOUND IN BATTERY PARK IN 1949 DURING THE EXCAVATION FOR THE BATTERY-BROOKLYN TUNNEL"
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Found by Joseph Rapport and Richard Koke of the NYHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group