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Photographer:
Robbins, Kendall and Lawrence Company, 1846-1860  Search this
Culture/People:
Non-Indian; said to have been used by the Kickapoo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Robbins, Kendall and Lawrence Company, Windsor, Vermont, 1846-1860  Search this
Previous owner:
Irving Browning, Non-Indian, 1895-1961  Search this
Hester V. Browning (Mrs. Irving Browning), Non-Indian, 1900-1996  Search this
Seller:
Hester V. Browning (Mrs. Irving Browning), Non-Indian, 1900-1996  Search this
Object Name:
Robbins, Kendall, & Lawrence .54 caliber Mississippi rifle
Media/Materials:
Wood, metal, brass tacks/bosses, glass bead/beads, paint
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured, inlaid, studded, painted
Dimensions:
124 x 6 x 15 cm
Object Type:
Firearms and accessories
Place:
Illinois; USA
Date created:
1848
Collection History:
Said to have been captured from a Kickapoo warrior near Chicago, Illinois, in 1854; acquired by Irving Browning (1895-1961, a New York City photographer and filmmaker) at an unknown date; inherited by his widow, Hester V. Browning (1900-1996); purchased by MAI from Mrs. Browning in 1964.
Catalog Number:
23/3526
Barcode:
233526.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Kickapoo
Firearms and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_248832