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Accession No 2000-026-001
Name/Title model; carronade
Primary Prod Date 1780s
Brief Description The detailed wooden model of a carronade made in the 1780s and presented to Lt-General Robert Melville.
Associated Date 1780s
Associated Person Carron Co
Melville, Robert
Associated Place Carron Iron Works/Stenhouse Rd/Stenhousemuir/Larbert area
Subject Category Munitions/Ironfounding Industry
Signature & Date engraving:label:"Gift of the CARRON COMPANY to LIEUT GEN/ MELVILL. Inventor of the Smashers & lesser Car/ronades for solid, ship, shell & Carcass shot & c/ first used against French ships in 1779"
stamping:top:"WINLAW ENINR MAKER IN/ MARGARET STREET CAVENDISH SQUARE"
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