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