Object Title

18 pr gun and garrison carriage

18 pr gun and garrison carriage

Date

1800

Object Number

XIX.652

Provenance

Portsmouth City Museum and Art Gallery,. Portsmouth Rd, Portsmouth. Loan 91, Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

The first reinforce is marked Crown & Anchor and RF. The base ring is marked RUELLE. The gun is mounted on a Wooden Garrison Standing Carriage

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 103 in, Diameter of trunnions: 5.5 in, Diameter of breech: 20 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 424

Calibre

5.5 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Left trunnion: 424 Right trunnion: No. 12

Associations

Places France

Notes

'Ruelle'
Charante (France)
This foundry for iron guns was set up in 1750 by the Marquis de Montalembert and remained in operation until c. 1890.