Bottle fragment

Bottle fragment
Title
Bottle fragment
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 6 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
Colorless, flat lip with partial neck.
Object Number 
INV.5924.640
Marks 
handwritten: neck: "British camp/Seaman Ave..."
Gallery Label 
This fragment was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at a military camp on the Colonial Dyckman farm, at 204th Street between Seaman and Payson Avenues in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Built after the surrender of Fort Washington by American forces on November 16, 1776, the camp was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group