Object Title

5.6 in mortar - Royal Mortar

5.6 in mortar - Royal Mortar

Date

1794

Object Number

XIX.816

Provenance

Formerly on loan to 19 Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

Physical Description

The reinforce is engraved with the monogram of George III and the base ring with the number of the piece, XV. Below is the name of the founder and date FRANCIS KINMAN 1794. On the breech below the vent is the weight 1-1-22.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1ft 3in (38.1cm) Weight: 1cwt 1qtr 22lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

5.6 in _ (14.2cm)

Inscriptions and Marks

Reinforce engraved, monogram George III. On underside is figure 3

Associations

Places England

Notes

For a similar piece by the same founder see XIX.216.


'Francis Kinman', founder, had premises at New Street Square, Shoe Lane, London and later in Shoe Lane itself, between 1799 and 1825 (Guildhall Library, London, MS.2137).