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Part of Arms and Armor
John Targee (American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Date: dated 1759Accession Number: 37.131.4
Blade signed by Clemens Horn (German, Solingen, 1580–1630)
Date: 1600–1625Accession Number: 2010.165
Samuel Colt (American, 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1840Accession Number: 57.166.1
Date: ca. 1889–90Accession Number: 2003.546.1
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The Robert M. Lee Gallery features American swords and firearms from the colonial period through the late nineteenth century, representing outstanding examples of American silver- and goldsmiths' work, products of the Industrial Revolution, and American folk art.
Highlights include silver-hilted swords from the time of the American Revolution; an extensive series of Colt revolvers; firearms lavishly decorated by Tiffany & Company; Kentucky rifles; and engraved Colonial-era powder horns.
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