Monday, July 11, 2016

Gordon's Gun Closet #8: Victorian High Tech Firearms

Here are some images to accompany episode 8 of the Gordon's Gun Closet podcast. We'll be generating a YouTube video from this audio at some point in the near future, but this should help in the meanwhile...
Typical paper cartridge for a smooth bore


You need working front teeth to use this kind of ammunition.







I love that the phic R is a Muybridge photo. From the look of it probably the right half of a stereoscope image?
Henry cartridge















Dreyse






German East-African Askari















Smith & Wesson 2nd Model Russian














More images coming.... please stand by.

1 comment:

darren bachman said...

I want to have one kind of historical pistol and rifle, but its hard find shop to buy that.