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CIVIL WAR CANNONS

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Civil War Cannons (2)

Unknown Manufacturer

Manufactured 1864

 

Medium

Medium Category

Cast Iron Cannon with Concrete Mount on Concrete Footer
 

Decorative Objects

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 4 2 7 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet N/A N/A N/A N/A

Description

Description
 Authentic Civil War-era cannons mounted on concrete replacement bases.







 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
These cannons are believed to have come from Fort Porter and were installed in Front Park before being moved to Soldiers' Circle.  Most recently they graced the entrance to Veterans Memorial Park near the Buffalo River.



 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Buffalo Auditorium
 
Storage June 2004 Yes
Veterans Memorial Park along the Buffalo River Display November
1999
No

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning Save Outdoor Sculpture Inventory and Condition Survey July
1992
Good

 

Good

 

N/A