Bottle with stopper

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Glass bottle with glass stopper in situ. Square base. Contents identified as clove oil. Presumed apothecary usage.
Measurements
Ht.109mm, Base 25mm x 25mm, O/dia Lip 22mm, Bore Dia.11mm
Media/Materials description
Glass
Cork
History and use
In 1790 HMS Pandora sailed from England in pursuit of the HMS Bounty and its mutineers. The Pandora was wrecked in 1791 on its return voyage while attempting to negotiate the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Queensland Museum archaeological expeditions between 1983 and 1999 recovered many artefacts.
Glass bottle with glass stopper found in situ. Square base. Contents have been identified as clove oil; presumed for apothecary usage.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA132

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