The Snider Breech-Loader Rifle

At the present time when the “Snider question” is exciting so much interest and discussion, and when the Government factories are busily employed in turning out large numbers of what will, for some time, be the national weapon, we think a description of the Snider rifle and its ammunition will not prove uninteresting to our readers.

Snider Breech-Loader

This brief illustrated description of the construction of the Snider-Enfield was one of the earliest to appear in the British press.