17th-Century Wheellock Carbine

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 18 January 2022

A French 17th-century wheellock carbine. This type of weapon was typically used by cavalrymen, for example, during the English Civil Wars. (1642-51). This example is particularly ornate since it was possibly made for Louis XIII of France (r. 1610-1643). (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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