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Cody Firearms Museum

Descriptions
paper 704 printed 38
Names
calendar 17 Other 2021
Subjects
horse 394 Landscape 691 Man 252 rabbit 13 winter 12 Winchester Repeating Arms Co. New Haven Conn. U.S.A. 17 Bobcat deer 73 Frost, A.B. 5
Date:
1897
Dimensions:
H: 26.575 in, width: 14.125 in
Title:
A Chance Shot
Alternate Title:
An Interrupted Dinner
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
LRC, bottom of top image, in image: A.B. FROST. (center:) "A CHANCE SHOT" [top of calendar, in red:] WINCHESTER/ [in black:] REPEATING ARMS CO. [L of calendar, in black:] REPEATING RIFLES. [R of calendar:] New Haven, Conn./ [in red:] REPEATING SHOT GUNS./SINGLE SHOT/RIFLES./[in black:] AMMUNITION/ of Every Description [beneath calendar, in red:] CARTRIDGES [Bottom of calendar:] (obliterated) O. NEW HAVEN, CONN. "AN INTERRUPTED DINNER" [in image:] A.B. (paritally obliterated) FROST
Remarks:
Calendar on paperboard with print of A.B. Frost painting, A Chance Shot, at top (a man standing by a horse aiming a gun at 2 deer in the background). Inscription on all 4 sides of calendar. Calendar is 1897. Printed image of A.B. Frost painting, An Interrupted Dinner, on either side and beneath calendar. Image of a winter scene in the woods, a man with a gun is in the background, facing a bobcat with a rabbit kill.
Accession Number:
1988.8.872

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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