Cannonball

Object Number: 
INV.5693.1
Date: 
1770-1820
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 in. ( 15.9 cm )
Description: 
Iron cannonball; stamped with arrow.
Gallery Label: 
This cannonball was found in 1921 during a subway excavation at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan. The arrow stamped on the cannonball indicates British government ownership.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group