Double-Barreled Percussion Shotgun

Gunsmith: Louis Perrin (French, Paris, active 1823–65)
Barrelsmith: Léopold Bernard (French, Paris, active 1832–70)
Date: dated 1854
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Steel, walnut, silver
Dimensions: L. 46 3/5 in. (118.4 cm); L. of barrel 29 1/8 in. (73.9 cm)
Classification: Firearms
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund, The Sulzberger Foundation Inc. Gift, Gifts of William H. Riggs, Bill and Joyce Anderson, Charles M. Schott Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, William B. Osgood Field, Christian A. Zabriskie, Dr. Albert T. Weston, Henry Victor Burgy, and Bequest of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, by exchange, and The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, John Stoneacre Ellis Collection, Gift of Mrs. Ellis and Augustus Van Horne Ellis, and Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, funds from various donors, by exchange, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.5

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