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Oxidized, Bronze, 15-Inch Mortar Constructed in 1724

Oxidized, Bronze, 15-Inch Mortar Constructed in 1724

This picture shows an oxidized, bronze, 15-inch mortar that was constructed in Barcelona, Spain in 1724. This mortar was captured by the United States during the Spanish-American War in 1898; it is part of the Yale University Art Collection and is on loan to Castillo de San Marcos.
Galleries: Castillo de San Marcos, Mortar, St. Johns
Keywords: 1724, 1898, barcelona, bronze 15-inch mortar, castillo de san marcos, florida, fort marion, national park service, spain, spanish-american war, st. augustine, u.s. national monument, u.s. national register of historic places, yale university art collection
Photo Location: Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine, Florida
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 12/18/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.0166667
F Number: 22
Original Dimensions: 5230×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 29°53′52″N 81°18′41″W
Picture Number: 25639