Object Title

Percussion double-barrelled shotgun - By Charles Lancaster

Percussion double-barrelled shotgun - By Charles Lancaster

Date

1840

Object Number

XII.1524

Provenance

Acquired May 1952. From the collection of the Earl of Harewood. Originally the property of Charles John Canning, Earl Canning (1812-1862), Governor General of India 1856-1862. Succeeded his mother as Viscount Canning, 1837, created Earl Canning 1859.

Physical Description

Tube-lock

Dimensions

BarrelLength787mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1262

Calibre

.700 in (14 bore)

Associations

Notes

The safety catches are of 'Matthew Wyatt's' design, patent No.4218 of 1818. Valued as a pair