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Cannon ball

Object Number: 
1924.134
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron cannonball.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cannonball was taken from the Continental Navy ship Royal Savage, which was sunk by American forces to prevent her capture by British forces after the Battle of Valcour Island on October 11, 1776.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank Brinley Porter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group