Artillery shell fragments (5)

Artillery shell fragments (5)
Title
Artillery shell fragments (5)
Date 
1900-1914
Medium 
Iron, brass
Dimensions 
largest: 1 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Iron and brass artillery shell fragments; one circular base, three cone-shaped head fragments with concentric rings at neck and stopper; one head fragment has brass lining on interior; stamped marks on stopper, base, and on one head fragment.
Credit Line 
Presented by Abraham L. Danziger, 1919
Object Number 
INV.8037.1-5
Marks 
stamped: base: "2091"; "M" (below crown) stamped: stopper: "Sp..gr" stamped: head fragment: "670"; "M" (below crown)
Gallery Label 
According to an attached label, this artillery shell was fired into the Port of Bone, Algeria, by the German cruiser Breslau on August 4, 1914.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group