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Title
McCarthy Album 06, Photograph 226
Contributor
Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996
Date Created and/or Issued
1905
Publication Information
California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office
Contributing Institution
California State Archives
Collection
McCarthy (William M.) Photograph Collection
Rights Information
© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.
Description
Caption: "Gatling gun," c. 1905. three unidentified men and William McCarthy (third from right) stand near a Gatling gun. The Gatling gun was an early rapid-fire, crank-turned weapon first used during combat in the Civil War. Developed in 1861 by Dr. Richard J. Gatling, the weapon was commonly used during the late nineteenth century before being superseded by newer, more modern guns.
Type
image
Format
JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color
Identifier
96-07-08-alb06-226
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/items/show/8619
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/files/original/3ae4630bc6c410b3e95dc9e1d4ca0b1c.jpg
Language
English
Subject
Heavy Artillery
Place
Unidentified Location
Source
Image of an item within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

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