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Large-bore muzzle-loading percussion rifle with Native-made parts and repairs  (Firearms and accessories)  "circa 1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1910

Materials:

Wood, animal bone, metal, hide

Techniques:

Commercially produced/manufactured, carved, wrapped, tied, aboriginally repaired

Dimensions:

99 x 14 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Greenland, Kalaallitt (Greenland Eskimo), Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America

Geographical Areas:

Eastern Arctic

Country:

Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; lent to MAI by the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) in 1929; purchased by MAI the same year.

Source ID:

NMAI_179376

Catalog Number:

16/7403

Album Name:

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