Title: Untitled [Annie Oakley and Gilmore Sharp shot a match]

Periodical: The New York Clipper

Date: September 17, 1887

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ANNIE OAKLEY and Gilmore Sharp shot a match at twenty-five starlings each, twenty-four yards rise, Hurlingham rules, Miss Oakley to use a 20-guage gun, with 3/4 oz. of shot. and Sharp a 16-guage gun and 1oz. of shot, at Nunhead, London, Eng., Aug. 27. Miss Oakley won, killing 22 to Sharp's 14. The stakes were $50 a side.

Title: Untitled [Annie Oakley and Gilmore Sharp shot a match]

Periodical: The New York Clipper

Source: Buffalo Bill Center of the West; MS6, William F. Cody collection, MS6.3681.008.03 (Oakley scrapbook)

Date: September 17, 1887

Keywords: Firearms Sharpshooters Shooting contests Traveling exhibitions

People: Oakley, Annie, 1860-1926

Sponsor: This project is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Geraldine W. & Robert J. Dellenback Foundation.

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