Anchor

Object Number: 
1948.403
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 76 x 58 1/2 x 13 in. ( 193 x 148.6 x 33 cm )
Description: 
Cast-iron anchor with straight, square shaft intersecting with arc having flukes at each end.
Gallery Label: 
This anchor was found 30 feet below the surface of Battery Park during excavations for the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Montauk Iron & Steel Corporation, through Mr. Joseph Gross
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group