Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle

Date

1815

Object Number

XII.4593

Provenance

Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.808. 1856 cat No.IV/141. Transferred from Rotunda,1979

Physical Description

1815 engraved on lock plate; Barrel rifled in 8 grooves

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 50 in (1270 mm), Length barrel: 32 in (813 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

1 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Rotunda Nos.MA 808; 6/141.
Formerly used in East India Company service. Catalogue records the plate also bears a figure of a lion rampant