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Winchester rifle
United States hunting / fishing

31 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (79 x 11 x 4 cm)

Winchester Repeating Arms Co. (1866 - ) Primary

Object Type: hunting / fishing
Creation Places: North America, United States, Connecticut
Medium and Support: metal on wood
Credit Line: Courtesy of Robert Peary, III
Accession Number: AML1993.3.9
Peary used this rifle in the north. Manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, Connecticut, it is a model 1892, patented Oct. 14, 1884. Along with southern explorers, Inughuit men had guns in their tool kits, beginning in the 1800s when whalers and explorers traded muzzle-loading weapons for furs and ivories.

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Location Latitude: 41.31, Longitude: -72.923611

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