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Cannon ball

Cannon ball
Title
Cannon ball
Date 
1760-1780
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description 
Iron cannonball.
Credit Line 
Gift of C.W. Patterson
Object Number 
1882.177
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this cannonball was found at Sandy Hook, New Jersey in association with other military refuse thought to have been thrown away by British soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group