Glass Bottle: Port
Sothard and Co Oporto
An empty brown port bottle, labelled twice: 'Douro Port Vintage 1927 Sothord and Co Oporto' and on a label printed in brown and black 'The Byrd Expedition/Antarctica, 1928-29-30./Vintage Port 1927 Grand Hotel/Dunedin..N.Z./R.E.Byrd [facsimile signature]/Rear Admiral R.E. Byrd.' Remains of cork and seal around neck, and fragments of note paper attached with adhesive tape to bottle in two places, signed by members of the expedition.
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Marks/Inscriptions: fragments of note paper; Type of mark: Graffito; Method: Hand-written; Notes: fragments of note paper attached with adhesive tape to bottle in two places, signed by members of the expedition.
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