Wooden model of 'Roaring Meg' canon.; Col Robert Bole Morrow; O1997.152

Name/Title

Wooden model of 'Roaring Meg' canon.

About this object

Model of 'Roaring Meg' which was a canon used at Derry in 1689 at the battle of Boyne.
Model made by Col R.B. Morrow.
Gun stand is made of teak taken from the wreck of HMS Orpheus wrecked on Manukau Bar in 1863. Canon made of brass.

Maker

Col Robert Bole Morrow

Period

1880s

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Brass, teak wood

Measurements

9 x 5 x 6 cms

Subject and Association Description

Col Arthur Morrow married Mariamne Buckland and they lived at Simla, Newmarket.
Robert Bole Morrow was Arthur's brother.


Object Type

Model

Object number

O1997.152

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Fairfield
Morrow

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