The Revolver Lee Harvey Oswald Used to Shoot J.D. Tippit

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Title

The Revolver Lee Harvey Oswald Used to Shoot J.D. Tippit

Subject

Revolver found on Lee Harvey Oswald during his arrest at the Texas Theater.

Description

An image of the revolver found on Lee Harvey Oswald when he was arrested at the Texas Theater. The object was used as part of the Warren Commission (Exhibit 143) and was transferred to the National Archives' custody in 1964 . The revolver is a Smith & Wesson "Victory" Model .38 Special, and is referred to as a "snub nose" in Hill's testimony.

Creator

Warren Commission

Source

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/305138

Publisher

The National Archives

Date

Object transferred to National Archives in 1964

Contributor

Katelyn Belz

Rights

Public domain (unrestricted)

Format

Color photographs of a physical artifact

Type

Photographs

Identifier

National Archives: 305138

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