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Rebel torpedo from Hampton Roads

Object Number: 
INV.7793
Date: 
1860-1862
Medium: 
Tin, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 62 x 9 in. ( 157.5 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
painted: head exterior: "Rebel Torpedo/Captured &/Recieved From/Hampton Roads"
Description: 
Tin and brass torpedo; cylindrical tin head with painted lettering at end of shaft; brass soldered splotches.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group