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Monster Knife | Historical Object | Wisconsin Historical Society

Historical Object

Monster Knife

Monster Knife | Historical Object | Wisconsin Historical Society
A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virginia congressman, 1860.<p>(Museum object #1957.1122)</p>
DESCRIPTION
A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virginia congressman, 1860.

(Museum object #1957.1122)

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:12113
Creation Date:circa 1990
Creator Name:Kraushaar, Andy
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:State Historical Society of Wisconsin. State Historical Museum : Museum artifacts photographs, undated
Genre:Historical Object
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:1994/207:1957.1122
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
WHS provides release and permission of use of the image of Christina Gomez-Frye, who appears in this photograph.

See also Image ID 45547.

SUBJECTS
Tools
Women
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Weapons

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