Frizzen from musket excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Frizzen from musket excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Title
Frizzen from musket excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 7/8 in. ( 5.4 x 2.2 cm )
Description 
Iron frizzen from musket excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Object Number 
INV.5924.441
Gallery Label 
This frizzen was excavated on September 17, 1916 by Reginald Pelham Bolton, William L. Calver, and others before the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th St. in Washington Heights. It was stored as part of the Reginald Pelham Bolton Collection of Revolutionary War Relics in the Morris-Jumel Mansion, at 160th Street and Edgecomb Avenue.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group