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Object Name: Bottle
Date: 1840-1860
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 6.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Albany
Description: Blue with iridescent patina glass bottle blown in a two part-mold with separate base plate; broken above down sloped shoulder; cylindrical body with inscriptions "ALBANY GLASS WORKS / D / NEW YORK" on obverse and "J. & A. DEARBORN N.Y." on reverse; rounded heel and domed basal profile.
Credit Line: Found by Joseph Rapport and Richard Koke of the N-YHS
Object Number: 1949.239e
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Marks: in relief: on obverse: "ALBANY GLASS WORKS / D / NEW YORK" in relief: on reverse: "J. & A. DEARBORN / N. Y."

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According to the accession records, this bottle was found by Joseph Rapport and Richard Koke of the New-York Historical Society in Battery Park in 1949 in the excavations for Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and Battery Park Underpass.