Downton Abbey Photo’s BIG Mistake: Plastic Water Bottle!

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Downton Abbey Water Bottle

By Daniel Gates


Downton Abbey Water Bottle


A new promotional shot for “Downton Abbey” is getting attention for the wrong reason — an amusing anachronistic mistake.

The image shows the Earl of Grantham (Hugh Bonneville) and Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael) posed in front of a fireplace.

Visible on the mantle behind them?

A plastic water bottle.



Given that the upcoming “Downton Abbey” season takes place in the 1920s, several decades before the use of plastic water bottles, we’re guessing that prop was not intentional.

Hopefully, the poor production assistant who left it there was forgiven.

Downton Abbey Bottle


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