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>>1881 Anglo-Am. gambler
>>>knife
Subject: gambler as shootist/gunslinger
Culture: Western Anglo-American
Setting: American West late 19th-early 20thc.
Object: knife









National Museum of Crime and Punishment > A Notorious History of American Crime
"NICHOLSON SHEFFIELD SIDE KNIFE
In the style of the 1860's Sheffield tableware side knives, this Nicholson 5" bladed knife has a silver handle.  The blade is stamped with the 'Broomhall Works' mark of Nicholson's factory.
    "This particular style of knife was one of only a few that Doc Holiday [SIC] carried for self defense over his lifetime."






National Museum of Crime and Punishment > A Notorious History of American Crime
"ISSAC [SIC] PARKER -- HAND WRITTEN LEGAL DOCUMENT
The document includes content about a pending case and refers to an assault with a 'Bowie' knife (much like the knife displayed here).  It is signed in the famous judges' [SIC] hand: I.C. Parker."






* Fort Worth Museum of Science and History > 150 Years of Fort Worth
"Knives, dagger and Bowie style, 
United States, late 1800s."








* Marbles
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​* Joseph Ellict & Son Cutlers / N.P. Stender
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