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12-pounder Gun

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Title:  

12-pounder Gun
Creator:
Preston Company of England

Content Description: 

The markings on the top of the tube indicate that this 12-pounder cast-iron gun was made by Preston Company of England. It bears the East India Company mark. An 1834 inventory at the Brooklyn Navy Yard included a gun identical except that its weight was marked: 25: 0: 12.

Physical Description: 

Material: cast iron. Bore: 4-5/8". Weight: 2,814 lbs.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0005

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