Bottle with cork

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Glass bottle with cork stopper in situ. Short neck with a wide lip. Internal black residue identified as an organic compound. Presumed apothecary usage.
Measurements
Ht 120, Base dia 31, Body dia 12
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 cork stopper found in situ. Short neck with a wide lip. Internal black residue has been identified as an organic compound; presumed for apothecary usage.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA49

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