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Part of Arms and Armor
Samuel Jackson (American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Date: dated 1759Accession Number: 37.131.4
Jacob Kuntz (American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15Accession Number: 42.22
John Targee (American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1840Accession Number: 57.166.1
Smith & Wesson (American, established 1852)
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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