Illustration from Fireworks Book

Karen Watts

Karen Watts is Senior Curator of Art and Armour at the Royal Armouries Museum based in Leeds.

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High impact bricks

Because of the weight and speed of the bullet fired from a Colt .45 auto the impact is equivalent to being hit by a brick travelling at 140 miles per hour.

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