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Creator

Denix

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Creator Role

manufacturer

Description

The nonfunctional weapon is a reproduction of the gun Booth used to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. The fun is known as a Baby Philadelphia Derringer, a single shot, percussion cap pocket pistol originally designed in 1850. It is enclosed in a wooden box that has documentary information adhered to the inside lid.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

7 inches (length)

Materials and Techniques Display

wood

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

firearm

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

6893

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Baby Philadelphia Derringer Replica

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