Object Title

4 in howitzer

4 in howitzer

Date

1700

Object Number

XIX.149

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

With dolphins and quite elaborate mouldings. The ends of the trunnions are ornamented with lion's masks in relief. The cascabel button is of different metal from the rest of the piece and is probably a replacement

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1 ft 3.5 in (15.5 in) (39.3 cm), Diameter chamber: 1.7 in (4.3 cm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

4 in (10.2 cm)

Associations

Places Europe

Bibliographic References

H.L.Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, Ordnance Catalogue, H.M.S.O. London 1976, p.151.