Machine Gun Memorabilia – Volume 5, Number 1

Oil on canvas painting (1906) entitled ‘Off Duty’ by Julius M. Price; in the days when the British Royal Navy ruled the Seven Seas. Sharp eyed readers will note the smittened British naval officer is wooing his beloved while leaning across the receiver of a deck mounted .45 caliber Maxim gun as she leans against it with her hand resting on the brass water jacket.