Harding Collection – Art Institute of Chicago

200 guns (75 on display)

Created in 1982

Chicago, IL


George F. Harding collection of Arms & Armor

  • 1939 George F. Harding, Jr. died
  • 1982 George F. Harding collection of Arms & Armor was ¬†granted to the Art Institute of Chicago
  • ¬†European and Asian arms and armor made from 1450s – 1850s
  • German, French and Italian match-lock, wheel-lock and flint-lock hunting rifles, pistols
  • publicly accessible pull out drawers, revealing firearms

https://archive.artic.edu/arms-and-armor/harding/

https://bennicholson.com/guns/Art-Institute-of-Chicago-Harding-Collection.html

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