.577/.450 Martini-Henry Rifle, 01 (Back)

Title: .577/.450 Martini-Henry Rifle, 01 (Back)
Subject: .577/.450 Martini Henry Rifle, 1885 Resistance, Fisher, Dennis, Jean
Description: This image (by Peter Beszterda) is of a .577/.450 Martini-Henry Rifle. This type of rifle was used by the North West Field Force during the 1885 Resistance. It was donated to the Institute in 2011 by Dennis and Jean Fisher. It is part of the Dennis and Jean Fisher Collection. This collection contains archaeological artifacts taken from the battlefields of the 1885 Resistance as well as Fort Pitt (Saskatchewan), Cumberland House (Saskatchewan) and St. Peter’s Mission, Montana. The collection also includes various artifacts and ephemera relating to the 1885 Resistance and Gabriel Dumont.
Date: 1870s
Type: Image
Date of Copyright: December 13, 2011
Coverage: Batoche, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
GDI Media Filename: .577-.450 Martini-Henry Rifle (Back).jpg

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Category Fisher, Dennis and Jean Archaeological and Historical Artifact Collection