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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Three sporting guns c.1853-5

Albumen print | 23 x 17.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2369594

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Photograph focusing on the handles of three sporting guns. The handles are all intricately decorated with intricate metalwork and inlaid designs.

The upper sporting gun is of Algerian origin and exists in the Royal Collection, RCIN 71684.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 23 x 17.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Guns
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Chemistry
        • Metals
          • Gold