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Cannonball

Object Number: 
INV.6462.1
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 in. ( 12.4 cm )
Description: 
Iron cannonball.
Gallery Label: 
This cannonball was found by Reginald P. Bolton and others in Washington Heights, Manhattan. They may have found the cannonball at Fort George, a British fort at 192nd Street between Audobon and Amsterdam Avenues. Built in 1781, the fort was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group