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Colt .45 revolver with ivory handle with a carved image of a steer / American

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Colt .45 with ivory handle; there is a carved image of a steer with horizontal horns in the handle, along with an inscription reading, 'You need not fear a man that walks beneath the skies that he be strong...you be weak I will equalize.'

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Title(s): 
Colt .45 revolver with ivory handle with a carved image of a steer
Culture: 
American
Date: 
late 19th-early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
metal, ivory
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gilcrease Museum/The University of Tulsa
Accession No: 
TU2009.39.12
Department: 
Inscribed on handle, "You need not fear a man that walks beneath the skies that he be strong...you be weak I will equalize.".
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