Breech-Loading Rimfire Cartridge Pistol with Case and Accessories

Louis Nicolas Auguste Flobert
(French, Paris, 1819–1894)

Date: ca. 1855
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Steel, gold, ivory, leather, textile
Dimensions: L. of pistol, 13 3/8 in. (33.96 cm); L. of barrel, 8 3/8 in. (21.26 cm); Cal. .22 in. (5.6 mm); L. of case, 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm) W. of case, 8 5/8 in. (21.89 cm)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols
Credit Line: Purchase, John Stoneacre Ellis Collection, Gift of Mrs. Ellis and Augustus Van Horne Ellis, by exchange, 1989
Accession Number: 1989.189a–g

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