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Grape shot

Object Number: 
INV.8671kk
Date: 
1800-1870
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Round metal grape shot.
Gallery Label: 
This grape shot was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine, who served as a surveyor with the Army engineers during the Civil War. Paine was responsible for devising systems and tools to better facilitate the surveyor's tasks, including patenting a coiled steel tape measure.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group