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Half armour: HEN.M.4A-D-1933

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Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Composite half armour consisting of a burgonet, cuirass, skirt and tassets and a pair of pauldrons. Mainly made in South Germany.

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

16th century
Circa 1540 CE - 1600 CE

Components of the work

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Materials used in production

Steel

Techniques used in production

Forming
Hammering

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.4A-D-1933
Primary reference Number: 17724
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 September 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

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

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