Object Title

Model 3 pr gun

Model 3 pr gun

Date

1772-1799

Object Number

XIX.901

Provenance

Purchased from Wallis and Wallis, 29 April 1998.

Physical Description

A brass 3 pounder model on double bracket carriage. The model is the light infantry weapon of Lord Townsend's design and is very finely made, wood reinforced with iron/steel

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length 35cm, overall width 21cm.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Inscriptions and Marks

'Reilly' on the second reinforce. 'MA 6405' on left bracket. '27' on right bracket

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Catalogue of the Museum of the Royal Artillery, Woolwich. 1874. The gun is entered as number xxv.216.

Notes

George, Viscount Townsend was Master General of the Ordnance between 1772-1781.