New York, Park Avenue
30 April 1997
A PAIR OF ENGLISH CAST-IRON SIGNALING CANNONS
By P. Napier, 19th Century
Each of typical form, the 24in. barrel on a cast-iron wheeled stand, one stamped 'P. NAPIER'
22in. (56cm.) high, 32in. (81cm.) long (2)
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While there is no record of a cannon founder called Napier, this maker may be related to Robert Napier, recorded as a gunmaker in Toronto, Canada in circa 1860.
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