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Half armour: HEN.M.2A-E-1933

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Composite half armour, including a burgonet (A), an 'Almain' collar (B), a breastplate (C), pair of tassets (D) and a backplate (E).

Notes

History note: Mr James Stewart Henderson of 'Abbotsford', Downs Road, St Helen's Park, Hastings, Sussex.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Early 17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1610

Components of the work

Leathers, Straps composed of leather

Materials used in production

Steel

Techniques used in production

Forming Hammering

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.2A-E-1933
Primary reference Number: 17709
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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