1994.0089 Rifle, Percussion Rifle
  • 1994.0089 Rifle, Percussion Rifle
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Rifle (Percussion rifle)

  • Category:

    Weapons, Hunting, and Fishing

  • Creator (Role):

    Martin Beeson (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Serota, Ohio, Midwest, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1840-1840

  • Materials:

    Iron; Wood; Brass; Silver

  • Museum Object Number:

    1994.0089


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Object Number

1994.0089

Object Name

Rifle (Percussion rifle)

Category

Weapons, Hunting, and Fishing

Credit Line/Donor

Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle

Creator (Role)

Martin Beeson (Maker)

Place of Origin

Serota, Ohio, Midwest, United States, North America

Date

1840-1840

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Barrel, near breech; "M. Beeson" engraved
2. Mark; Lock; "ASHMORE/ WARRANTED"
3. Inscription; Stock, trough; "Presented to Dr. J. Duncan, 1840, Lancaster, Pa." engraved

Materials

Iron; Wood; Brass; Silver

Dimensions (inches)

9.75 (H) , 51.25 (L) , 1.87 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

24.77 (H) , 130.18 (L) , 4.76 (W)

Object Description

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