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Fire engine condenser case of the Clinton Fire Company No. 41
Wood, oil paint, gilding
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Cannonball excavated at a Revolutionary War military site
Overall: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
This cannonball was excavated by Reginald Pelham Bolton and others at a military camp that extended between 190th and 194th Streets, and Audobon and Eleventh Avenues, near Laurel Hill in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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