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photograph of current display in the Grand Vestibule

A display highlighting the interaction between the monarchy and the wider world

Sayid Iqbal, Seringapatam

Flintlock blunderbuss c.1793-4

RCIN 67239

Grand Vestibule, Windsor Castle

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Although the muzzles of Tipu’s cannon were formed as tiger heads, this blunderbuss is the only known firearm of its type with this feature. It is signed by the general munition-maker Sayid Iqbal.