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Wheellock Sporting Rifle

A work made of steel, iron, brass, wood, and horn.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, iron, brass, wood, and horn.

Date:

c. 1600/25

Artist:

Barrel: Johan Bichler
German, Augsburg, active 1595-1625

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Johan Bichler

Title

Wheellock Sporting Rifle

Place

Augsburg (Object made in)

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Made 1590–1635

Medium

Steel, iron, brass, wood, and horn

Dimensions

L. 113 cm (44 1/2 in.) Barrel L. 80.6 cm (31 3/4 in.) Wt. 10 lb. 4 oz. Caliber .60

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2275

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