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This cast iron toy cannon fragment was recovered in 1995 during a highway salvage project undertaken by Kansas Historical Society archeologists at a Chautauqua County farmstead. Cast iron toys were made by a method called sand casting, where molten iron was poured into a mold made of tightly packed sand. This toy was cleaned by electrolysis which passes an electrical current through a liquid solution to separate the rust from the artifact.

Date: 1900-1965

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Item Number: 473413
Call Number: 14CT380-14
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 473413

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