Stock Photo: Flintlock pistol with engraved stock and handle from the 17th century. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Alteneck's "Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century," Frankfurt, 1889. Illustration by Dr. Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck, lithograph by Joh. Klipphahn, and published by Heinrich Keller. Dr. Hefner-Alteneck (1811 - 1903) was a German museum curator, archaeologist, art historian, illustrator and etcher.