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Cannonball

Object Number: 
INV.6479.2
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 in. ( 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron cannonball.
Gallery Label: 
This cannonball was found near a railroad bridge in Fort Washington Park, Manhattan. It may have been fired by the British Royal Artillery during the assault of Fort Washington on November 16, 1776, or it may have been fired by American artillery at the advancing British and Hessian forces.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group