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Call #:
1916.6.1
Title:
Musket
Collection type:
Armament
Date:
ca. 1667
Object type:
5: T&E For Science & Technology; Armament -- Firearm; Musket
Materials:
wood
metal, steel
Medium:
Woodworking Metal working
Description:
Flinklock, large bore musket; has bayonet lug. Elaborate cheek-piece on stock, wood inlay. Initials "J" "W" 1667 etched on barrel, also 1779.
Dimensions:
x Length:57 in x Length:144.8
Subjects:
Williams, Joseph, 1643-1724
Firearms

Providence
Research Notes:
Said to possibly belonged to Joseph Williams (1643-1724) son of Roger Williams. Found in the rafters of the old Williams' home at Roger Williams Park.
Provenance:
Gift of Dr. Frank L. Day
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