Howitzer - 24-pounder Howitzer and Field Carriage

Wood, bronze | 1853

Short barrel with a large bore cast by Samuel Eccles

This type of howitzer (high-angle artillery piece) was designed by Lieut. General William Millar.  Following the Napoleonic Wars Millar conceived,two new bronze howitzers, a 12-pounder and a 24-pounder, to replace the 4 2/5-in Coehorn and the 5 1/2-i...
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