National Rifle Asociation Championship: Punch Cartoon
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|Date Photo Taken||7th July 1860|
|Notes / History||"Best Rest for the Queen's Rifle"
The topical fame of the NRA Championship resulted in this "lampooning" by "Punch" magazine in July 1860.
The cartoon is clearly a reference to the original opening ceremony, during which Queen Victoria fired a specially adapted rifle, to signal the start of the competition.