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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1994.04.01
Object Name Rifle
Description Snider Enfield rifle, c. 1860, belonged to John Work. 577 caliber, smooth bore, converted by Enfield from muzzleloader to breech load, percussion cap. Ram rod attached to barrel. Hinged rear sight on top of barrel. Manufactured by I. Hollis and Co., London, the maker's mark is on the beginning of the barrel, and there is a brass circle with scroll engraving and "JW" at lower edge of butt. Rifle is 44 inches long with worn wooden butt 5 inches wide, with cross-hatching at upper end of stock in grasp area.
Date c. 1860
Year Range from 1840.0
Year Range to 1880.0
People Work, John
Huggins, David
Search Terms Snider Enfield
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