Image ID
ICHi-073665
Headline
Owen Brown's revolver
Date Created
circa 1856
Creator
Massachusetts Arms Company
Creator Role
manufacturer
Artwork/Object Depicted
firearms;revolvers
Copyright Notice
© 2015 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-073665
Inventory Number
1917.3a
Storage Location
DIA
Max Pixels - Height
6192
Max Pixels - Width
8256
KEYWORDS
Brown, John
Brown, Owen
Massachusetts Arms Company
Wesson and Leavitt
firearms
guns
revolvers
weapons
Secret Lives of Objects
SLOO
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owen browns revolver

Wesson and Leavitt revolver owned by Owen Brown, son of the radical abolitionist, John Brown, and carried by him in the Kansas civil war and at the raid on Harpers' Ferry.

Wesson and Leavitt revolver owned by Owen Brown, son of the radical abolitionist, John Brown, and carried by him in the Kansas civil war and at the raid on Harpers' Ferry.

1/5/2015