Object Title

5.6 in mortar

5.6 in mortar

Date

1794

Object Number

XIX.817

Provenance

Returned from loan. Ex Loan 244.

Physical Description

The reinforce is engraved with the monogram of George III and the base ring with the number of the piece XXV. Below the base ring is the name of the founder and date FRANCIS KINMAN 1794. Below the vent is inscribed the weight of the piece 1-1-18. On top of the left trunnion is stamped 60 BTY put on whilst the piece was on loan to a Royal Artillery Battery. The number of the piece 25 is inscribed on the underside of the piece

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1ft 3in (38.1cm) Weight: 1cwt 1qtr 18lb (71.6kg)

Calibre

5.6 in _ (14.2cm)

Inscriptions and Marks

Monogram George III. Left trunnion: 60 BTY

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

'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).