Mustard Bottle From USS Monitor

Several of these mustard bottles were discovered near the ship's galley, and one was found in the sediment near the ship. Starting in 1818 each sailor was allowed to buy two pounds of mustard and one quarter pound of pepper from the purser each year.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0073
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy