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‘Extrodinar Good!’ Early Scottish Pistols

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‘Extrodinar Good!’ Early Scottish Pistols

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Free - Drop-in - no ticket required
Adults

Dates and times

Tuesday 10 July 2018
2:00PM - 2:15PM

Why did Scotland become so renowned for its finely-made pistols? How did they work and how were they made. Ralph Moffat, Curator of Arms and armour will give an insight into the world of the Scottish gunmaker and his very particular clients. Scottish pistols have a unique construction and distinctive style of decoration. They are status symbols as well as lethal weapons. A closer inspection reveals the beautiful details of weapons made by Scotland’s best craftsmen.  

Venue

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

Open tomorrow 11:00am - 5:00pm

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