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Object Name Case, Gun
Catalog Number 0985.13.00120b
Description Gun case: wooden revolver case. Hinged lid, with decorative brass plaques reinforcing the corners, and brass plaques inset into top of lid; a circle is in the center, surrounded by a concentric circle engraved with the text, "GENERAL STONEWALL JACKSON / from ROB'T ADAMS". Interior of lid and base lined with blue velvet. Lid fabric is embossed with, "R. ADAMS / PATENTEE OF THE REVOLVER / 70 KING WILLIAM ST. / LONDON E. C." Base is segmented into various compartments, including one lidded triangular compartment in lower right corner. With steel key (j). For English Adams revolver (a) and assorted accoutrements (c-j).
Material Metal/Wood
Owned Thomas J. Jackson [Stonewall Jackson]
Made Robert Adams
Provenance Presentation weapon from the maker, Robert Adams, to General Thomas J. Jackson.
People Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Subjects gifts