All materials on Kansas Memory are made available for noncommercial educational and research purposes only. It is the patron's responsibility to request and obtain permission from both the image and copyright owner(s) to use materials.
A photograph showing a Sharps carbine owned by John Brown, abolitionist and Free State advocate. The rifle was possibly given to Brown by a member of the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony in Wabaunsee, Kansas.
Creator: Martin, H. T.
Item Number: 843
Call Number: B Brown, John *33
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 843
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1880s
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery - Abolition
Military - Weapons - Firearms - Rifles
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Cabinet cards
People - Notable Kansans - Brown, John, 1800-1859
People - Notable People - Brown, John, 1800-1859
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Cabinet cards