Object Title

Matchlock musket (toradar)

Matchlock musket (toradar)

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

XXVIF.148

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, 1979. From the Indian disarmament of 1959, from Oudh.

Physical Description

The stock is overlaid with strips of bone behind the breech. The barrel has a swamped muzzle, and is decorated with ribbed sections at the muzzle and breech end.

Dimensions

BarrelLength1280mm

Calibre

15 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped MA 2381 and painted 17/20.

Associations

Places India, Oudh

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p. 141, MA 2381.

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p. 153, no. 17/20.

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol II p. 61, no. 17/20.