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M1917 Revolver issued by US Army during WWI to Charles H. Houston

Created by:
Colt's Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1855  Search this
Owned by:
Charles Hamilton Houston, American, 1895 - 1951  Search this
Issued by:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
metal and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/2 × 11 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (14 × 28.6 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
pistols
Place made:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
France, Europe
Date:
January 1918
Topic:
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Hamilton Houston, Jr. and Dr. Rosemary Jagus
Object number:
2018.59.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51c86c80e-d05b-4eb8-a188-4c3326abcb39
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.59.3
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