Object Title

Rammer and sponge

Rammer and sponge

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XIX.46 B

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

A wooden rod 5ft 3.5in in length, carrying at one end a turned wooden rammer head and at the other a lambswool sponge; the bases of both are stamped 12pd LS, the rammer head having in addition the name, COOK, probably that of a contractor.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length overall: 73.5 in (186.7 cm) Weight: 5 lb 2 oz (2.3 kg)

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

H.L.Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, Ordnance Catalogue, H.M.S.O. London 1976, P.187

Notes

Associated with No. XIX.46, but of a later date.