Gun used on U.S.S. Congress

Object Number: 
2008.42.392
Date: 
1799-1834
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
0verall: 92.7 x 312.3mm (3 5/8 x 12 5/16 in.)
Description: 
Metal gun (partial); according to the label affixed to the gun, it was used on the U.S.S. Congress.
Gallery Label: 
According to documentation in the Naval History Society records, this piece and three others were donated in 1921 by Harry Lydenberg, New York Public Library.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group