Elisha King Root for Samuel Colt, Experimental Pocket Pistol, Serial number 5, caliber .265 inches, barrel length 3 inches, overall length 7 inches, brass, steel, and iron, 1849-50 (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Bequest of Elizabeth Hart Jarvis Colt)
Cite this page as: Brandy Culp, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Inventing America, Colt’s Experimental Pocket Pistol," in Smarthistory, December 23, 2018, accessed September 26, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/colts-pistol/.
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BIPOC Reader: Teaching Practices and Strategies
October 18, 1:00–1:30 pm ET
"Not your grandfather’s art history: a BIPOC Reader" is a free, digital art history resource that provides more than 20 essays that seek to re-route the traditional narratives of art history with Europe and whiteness at its center. Join Dr. Maya Harakawa for this teaching webinar.