The Breadalbane Gun by Patrick Ramsay

Wooden stock, curved & fluted; steel barrel with chiselled decorations; snaphaunce lock.


Wood & steel
208 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £140,000)
Acquired in:

One of the decorative panels shows arms and initials of Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy. Another panel - pot of lilies: probably taken from the arms of Dundee.


Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy (from whose descendants the Earls of Breadalbane - and name of gun); by descent.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789

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