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Composite half armour: HEN.M.10A-G-1933

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Composite half armour consisting of a close helmet, an 'Almain' collar, a breastplate with skirt, a backplate with skirt, two tassets for the right thigh, and a pair of pauldrons and vambraces.

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

Circa 1550 CE - 1620 CE

Note

Mainly armour from North Italy, with other pieces from Germany and Flanders

Components of the work

Parts

Materials used in production

Steel

Techniques used in production

Forming
Hammering

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.10A-G-1933
Primary reference Number: 17782
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 November 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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