Artillery shell, Hotchkiss

Artillery shell, Hotchkiss
Title
Artillery shell, Hotchkiss
Date 
1855-1865
Medium 
Iron, lead
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 x 3 in. ( 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Iron artillery shell; conical with lead band aound body; stamped mark at bottom.
Object Number 
X.399
Marks 
stamped: bottom: "HOTCHKISS PATENT OCT. 9 1855/MAY 14 1861"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group