Shell casing

Object Number: 
2002.21.2c
Date: 
ca. 1990
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical metal spent shell casing, stamped "R - P / 38 SPL" on end.
Gallery Label: 
This shell casing was given to the donor, a photographer documenting the city's waterfront, by a Fulton Fish Market laborer named "Chief."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barbara Geanne Mensch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group