Flintlock musket mounted on board

Flintlock musket mounted on board
Title
Flintlock musket mounted on board
Date 
1760-1820
Medium 
Wood, iron
Dimensions 
barrel length: 28 5/8 in. ( 72.7 cm ) Overall: 43 3/4 in. ( 111.1 cm )
Description 
Wood and iron flintlock carbine; iron furniture.
Credit Line 
Gift of Herbert H. Perham
Object Number 
1947.296
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this carbine was found in 1946 during excavations for the Battery-Brooklyn tunnel. The carbine was probably thrown away or abandoned in the area, which was underwater until landfilling of Battery Park began.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group