Object Detail


Maker and Role
Charles Brown (b.1796, d.1878), Patentee
Date
Sep 18 1860
Object Type
Media
Brass, steel
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 11 x 3 1/8" (8.9 x 27.9 x 7.9cm)
Description
Brown's patent enabled "a piece of ordnance to be fired repeatedly by the act of its being drawn over the ground, so that it may be made very effective in advancing to meet or pursue or in retiring from before an enemy." (Patent Number 30,045)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.343a,b
Currently on Display
Yes
Maker Details

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