Weapon - muzzle-loading pistol

Dublin Core

Title

Weapon - muzzle-loading pistol

Subject

Arts; Daily Life; Government-Military;

Description

Muzzle-loading pistol, has the tamp attached below the muzzle. Wooden handle; fittings, barrel, and tamp are all metal. If it is Japanese, it dates around 1543 because guns were outlawed early in the Edo period, and did not reappear until the Meiji era.

Contributor

Emison Art Museum
DePauw University

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgement to be given to the ASIANetwork-Luce Asian Art in the Undergraduate Curriculum Project and to the college from whose collection the work comes. The individual college retains copyright to the work.

Format

Image/jpg

Type

Still image

Identifier

soclaa000590

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Edo-Tokugawa 1615 - 1868

Files

3455.jpg

Citation

“Weapon - muzzle-loading pistol,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://ideasproject.org/items/show/4587.