Toy gun

Object Number: 
1940.339
Date: 
ca. 1869
Medium: 
Wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 27 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 18.4 x 69.8 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: in wood near top of handle: "PATD JAN./12, 1869" carved: into wood near top of handle: "J. D."
Description: 
Blowgun with flat wooden handle, brass barrel and brass mouthpiece that projects at an angle from side of handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jonathan Dwight
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group