Haymarket Affair Digital Collection

Lead pipe bombs introduced as trial evidence.
[ca. 1886]
2 pipe bombs: lead, col.; 8 in., 1 15/16 in. in diam.

Two brown and gray-colored lengths of gas pipe, made of lead, with some rust. These pipes were introduced as evidence during the Haymarket Riot trial of 1886.

Gift of Inspector John Bonfield, Chicago Police Department (CHS 1887.2).

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Gas Pipe Bombs