Henry Morton Stanley's Elephant Rifle

Presented by the NRA National Firearms Museum

This single shot rifle, weighing 22 pounds, was associated with Henry Morton Stanley, explorer/journalist who traveled through Africa in search of Dr. Livingston. Stanley finally located Livingston near the shore of what is today Lake Tanganika. The expedition lasted nine months. The rifle is stamped on the tang — H.M. Stanley. The Henry Morton Stanley Rifle can be seen at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.

This rifle was associated with H.M. Stanley who traveled through Africa in search of Dr. Livingston.

Charlton Heston