Model of a cannon

about 1840–50


Object Place: Probably England

Dimensions

Overall (canon): 6.4 x 32.4 x 12.1 cm (2 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.) Overall (wagon): 14.6 x 19.7 x 17.8 cm (5 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2012.30

Medium or Technique

Brass, iron, wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Models

Cannon on stand.

Markings

Engraved on top of barrel: "Relic of the / ROYAL GEORGE / Sunk 1782 / raised 1840"

Provenance

Acquired by the donor many years ago at a Cape Cod antique shop; her late husband was named George; 2012, gift of Mrs. George R. Rowland to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George R. Rowland in memory of George R. Rowland