Shrapnel shell

Iron, bronze, brass, lead and wood | 19.8 x 49.2 x 17.6cm | 1868

W.G. Armstrong & Co

This shrapnel shell has been sawn down the middle, showing how deadly it was, for there are balls of lead shot, with a diameter of 24 mm, packed above the explo-sive charge. These shells were produced by the British firm of Armstrong from 1868. Altho...
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