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Model of a cannon

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Cannon on stand.

Marks

Engraved on top of barrel: "Relic of the / ROYAL GEORGE / Sunk 1782 / raised 1840"

Provenance

Acquired by the donor many years ago at a Cape Cod antique shop; her late husband was named George; 2012, gift of Mrs. George R. Rowland to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George R. Rowland in memory of George R. Rowland

about 1840–50

Object Place

Probably England

Dimensions

Height x length: 7 x 12 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (17.8 x 32.4 x 19.7 cm)

Accession Number

2012.30

Medium or Technique

Brass, iron, wood

Collections

Americas

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