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Bar shot

Object Number: 
INV.6470.2
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 5 in. ( 41.9 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Iron bar shot; two large half-circles connected by rectangular bar.
Gallery Label: 
This bar shot was found in the fireplace of an old building in front of the Colonial Nagel house, at 213th Street near the Harlem River in Inwood, Manhattan.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group