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Double barrel percussion shotgun

Object Number: 
1943.371
Date: 
1840-1865
Medium: 
Wood, iron, and brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 7/8 in. ( 119.1 cm ) Part (barrel): 30 in. (76.2 cm)
Description: 
Wood, iron, and brass percussion shotgun; double-barreled muzzleloader with front action lock; ornate trigger guard and shield-shaped brass escutcheon plate; brass-capped wooden ramrod; checkering at wrist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Garrett H. Winter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group