Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1857

Object Number

XII.1998

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength38.98inches
BarrelLength990mm
OverallLength1399mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.58 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Lt. Col. Davidson developed a scope in 1834 and this a military version of it, being mounted on the side of the rifle and not the top.