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Pair of gun locks

Pair of gun locks

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1827 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Palmer, William (engraver)
    Barnett, Elizabeth (maker)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 66, The Whiteley Galleries, case 10 []

Physical description

Pair of gun locks from a double barrelled sporting gun, signed PALMER, London, for William Palmer, who engraved for the leading gunsmiths of his day. Silver hall marks for 1827, and makers marks 'E.B.' for Elizabeth Barnett

Place of Origin

London (made)


1827 (made)


Palmer, William (engraver)
Barnett, Elizabeth (maker)

Marks and inscriptions

signed PALMER, London
The locks; engraver's signature

The locks; for London, 1827

marks 'E.B.'
The locks; maker's marks

Descriptive line

Pair of gun locks from a double barrelled sporting gun, engraved by William Palmer, made by Elizabeth Barnett, England (London), 1827


Arms & Armour


Metalwork Collection

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