Tuesday, May 23, 2017

2017 Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show: Photos

Farrell Latour Display





Robert Melancon Display




John Rogers Display
















Photographed at the 2017 Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show by Jan Riser.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Ax by George Suiter








Photographed at the 2016 CLA Show by Jan Riser.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Tansel Horn by Kevin Hart

Title: The Tansel Horn
Inscriptions: E. Pluribus Unum/Old Hick'ry Gen'l Jackson
Length: 15 1/2 inches
Butt: 2 5/8 inch turned Rosewood
Throat: Engrailed fish mouth edge followed by a 4 1/2 inch round throat with applied horn tip
Plug: 1 1/2 inch turned cow horn
Carvings: Federal Eagle biting on banner with E. Plurebus Unum/Running deer/ Two running dogs/ Moon with 7 stars/ Gen'l Jackson on horse holding sword/Indian shooting bow/ Banner stating Old Hick'ry and Gen'l Jackson/Tansel geometric design element/Maker's mark
Finial: Walnut






Copy and photos supplied by Kevin Hart.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

2017 Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show: Photos

Tom Patton Display






Aaron Burr Display


"The Death of General Montgomery 
in the Attack of Quebec"
by John Trumbull

Montgomery and all of his advance party except Aaron Burr and a French guide were killed by a single cannon shot as they attacked in a blizzard under the cliffs below the plains of Abraham.

December 31, 1775

The musket and horn carried by Aaron Burr in the Battle of Quebec December 31, 1775








Malcom Rodgers Display










Photographed at the 2017 Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show by Jan Riser.