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Artillery shell fragment excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War fo

Artillery shell fragment excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War fo
Title
Artillery shell fragment excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War fo
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Iron artillery shell fragment found near the British and Hessian camp on Laurel Hill at Fort George, along Audubon and Eleventh Avenues and between 190th and 194th Streets in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Object Number 
INV.6318.387
Gallery Label 
This shell fragment was found in the garden of R.H. Bowne, Esq., near the British and Hessian camp on Laurel Hill at Fort George, in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group