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Anchor

Anchor
Title
Anchor
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Montauk Iron & Steel Corporation, through Mr. Joseph Gross
Object Number 
1948.403
Gallery Label 
This anchor was found 30 feet below the surface of Battery Park during excavations for the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group