Story: Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment

Scoring book, 1887

This 1887 rifle scoring book included ‘hints to beginners’ and pages ready for entering details of the weather, light, wind, gun and ammunition. It was used by C. Albert Tyler, who filled in details of sessions at shooting ranges in Hillsborough, Redcliffs, Ōamaru and Rangiora.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-SHOOTING-1887-01-title; Eph-A-SHOOTING-1887-01-18; Eph-A-SHOOTING-1887-01-30

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Megan Cook, 'Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment - Shooting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/40829/scoring-book-1887 (accessed 1 December 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015