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Rifle

Description

Sporting double rifle by Alexander Henry presented by Queen Victoria to her Highland Servant John Brown, as a Christmas gift in 1873

Museum reference

X.2018.13

Object name

Rifle

Production information

Henry, Alexander, 1818 - 1894, Gunsmith
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1873

Associations

Giver: Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and Empress of India
Recipient: Brown, John, 1826 - 1885

Exhibitions

  • Wild and Majestic Romantic Visions of Scotland (28 Jun 2019 - 10 Nov 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

EarlyFirearms of Great Britain and Ireland from the collection of Clay P, Bedford, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971, p.103

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