Object Title

Propellant - Serpentine powder

Propellant - Serpentine powder

Date

1998

Object Number

XX.3446

Provenance

Made by Peter Smithurst for filming purposes in 1998.

Physical Description

A modern mixture of fine black powder propellant, made as near as possible to the proportions of the original mediaval powder. It is very fine grained, almost powder-like and has a black, dusty appearance

Associations

Places Britain