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1998.381 (RS22928)

Description

Earthenware cannon now holding matches; cannon body is turned w/ face w/ mustache at back; cannonball behind cannon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Imprinted on bottom: ""FGW/ 97""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
molding (forming)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Cannon
cannons (artillery)
Earthenware
earthenware
HOLDER, MATCH
match holders
Molded
molding (forming)
Dimensions
2.75 x 3.875 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.381
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18343

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