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Pistol

Description

Pair of dueling pistols with ivory ramrods and inlaid lions. Owned by the Charles William Ferdinand (1735-1806), the Duke of Brunswick, who was killed at Waterloo. Pistols have been altered from flintlock to percussion.

Date

circa late 18th century

Materials

Wood, metal, ivory

Dimensions

13 L inches

Resource ID

10616

Notes

Inscription reads: "Prélat à Paris"

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. Bonaparte

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.