Cannonball Container [Horse trough]

Circa 1856
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Production Date
Circa 1856
Description
Rectangular, cast iron bin. Open at top, lip around opening, 4 small holes in base and one in one side. Embossed design on side includes: A shield featuring three cannons, "B" "O", up arrow, "18 56" and a makers name: "C. ROBINSON / STOURBRIDGE". Currently painted green on the exterior and silver inside. Has a handle attached to one side with a pipe and some kind of metal bracket attached
One of two horse troughs. Held ammunition during the Maori Wars, 1856 embossed.
[Made of metal, originally outside Quinlan Cottage, in 2006 outside Facilities workshop]
Other Name
Ammunition Container
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
C. ROBINSON / STOURBRIDGE Maker's Mark
Accession No
1970.93.2
Credit Line
Circa 1856. Cannonball Container [Horse trough], 1970.93.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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