This federal infantry private holds his M1816 Conversion musket with Maynard’s Tape Priming system incorporated into the lock.
This image shows a young private in federal frock coat with shoulder scales, waist belt, buckle and cap box, holding his forage cap in one hand and a model 1816 conversion musket with Maynard’s Tape Priming system incorporated into the lock. The bayonet is affixed to complete this effective image to send home and impress friends and family.
Photographer label printed on separate small piece of paper and adhered to the back of the mount. Broadbent & Co. Phipadelphia.
Fine condition, with typical clipped corners for the ease of placement into an album.
From the Michael McAfee Collection.