Object Title

4 pr gun and carriage

4 pr gun and carriage

Date

1853

Object Number

XIX.663

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

The chase has the Master General of Ordnance Cypher TRIA JUNCTA IN UNO and R -(Raglan). The moulding in front of the Trunnion MCMLXIV. The first reinforce has VR and Broad Arrow, the base ring is marked ECCLES 1853. The gun is mounted on a wooden truck carriage with wooden wheels

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 60.5 in, Diameter of trunnions: 3 in, Diameter of muzzle: 7.5 in, Diameter of breech: 9 in Weight: 5 cwt 3 qtr 20 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number MCMLXIV

Calibre

3.5 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

'Samuel Eccles'
Originally a Modeller, became Foreman of the Royal Brass Foundry at Woolowich, retiring in 1855 (W.O.47/2755. p.1511).