Robbins, Kendall, & Lawrence .54 caliber Mississippi rifle

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Culture/People
Non-Indian; said to have been used by the Kickapoo
Artist/Maker
Robbins, Kendall and Lawrence Company, Windsor, Vermont, 1846-1860
Previous owner
Irving Browning, Non-Indian, 1895-1961
Hester V. Browning (Mrs. Irving Browning), Non-Indian, 1900-1996
Seller
Hester V. Browning (Mrs. Irving Browning), Non-Indian, 1900-1996
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
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