Object Title

Powder flask

Powder flask

Date

1770

Object Number

XIII.126

Provenance

Presented by the National Art Collections Fund, 1940.

Physical Description

The entire surface is engraved with a map of the Mohawk and Hudson rivers from Albany to Lakes Ontario and Champlain. In the centre of the concave side are the Royal Arms with New York below. Brass mounts, the nozzle adjustable and fitted with a spring cut-off. Two brass swival loops for suspension

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 279.4 mm (11 in), Width: 100 mm (3.1 in), Height: 75 mm (2.61 in) Weight: 14 oz

Associations

Bibliographic References

Royal Armouries, Royal Armouries Museum [souvenir guide], Royal Armouries, Leeds, 2000, p.21, colour ill.