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German composite armour with codpiece

Image attached to M.1.4E-1936

An image of Composite armour. Comprising a collar, cuirass with skirt and long tassets, codpiece, pair of pauldrons and burgonet and buffe. Steel, hammered, shaped, riveted, hinged, with incised decoration and recessed borders, with brass and iron rivets and buckles. Height 134 cm, width 76 cm, depth 47 cm, c. 1530-1560. European, mainly South German.

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Composite armour. Comprising a collar, cuirass with skirt and long tassets, codpiece, pair of pauldrons and burgonet and buffe. Steel, hammered, shaped, riveted, hinged, with incised decoration and recessed borders, with brass and iron rivets and buckles. Height 134 cm, width 76 cm, depth 47 cm, c. 1530-1560. European, mainly South German.

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  • Accession Number: M.1.4A-E-1936
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 768 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 208.12kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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