A Good Pair of Percussion Side-Hammer Pistols by Child of London. With sighted octagonal barrels, engraved with bands of geometric designs and engraved with the makers name along the top-flat, ‘CHILD LONDON’ foliate engraved box-lock actions, finely chequered walnut butts, engraved white metal butt caps. retaining nearly all of their original finish and stamped with London proofs.
William Gunmaker, 280 Strand, 1826-50. Succeeded by Joseph Wilbraham.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.