Pistol; Levy, Jonas Phillips, 1807-1883; Levy, Jefferson Monroe; Virginia, United States; 1855
Colt pistol, cased model 1849, serial no. 161404. This Colt pistol and box belonged to famed Jewish naval captain Jonas P. Levy. Provenance: Owned at Monticello by Jefferson Levy and later given to Thomas L. Rhodes with other Levy items. By descent in the Rhodes family then purchased by Joseph Greenberger and later sold to the Deanne and Arnold Kaplan Foundation.
Levy, Jonas Phillips, 1807-1883; Levy, Jefferson Monroe
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)