Abbot's Scheme for a Smooth Bore Gun

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Charles Greeley Abbot's (fifth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1928-1944) scheme for true marksmanship from a smooth bore gun.


Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872


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There are many other examples of instruments that Secretary Abbot worked with and/or invented at this SIA location.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder: 12

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,

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  • Secretariats
  • Instruments
  • Secretaries
  • Inventions
  • Firearms


  • Photographic print
  • Drawing

ID Number

28554 or MAH-28554

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7w x 5h; Type of Image: Drawing; Medium: Photographic print

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