This brass dragon side plate once decorated a musket, one of the most popular and expensive items traded for furs. This type was known as the “Northwest Gun”.


  • Title: Musket Sideplate
  • Location: Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
  • Contributor: Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, National Park Service
  • Material: Brass
  • Date: 1825 - 1860
  • Catalog Number: FOVA 3720

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