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Half armour: M.1.3-1936

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown




Composite half armour, comprising a close helmet, a collar, a cuirass, a pair of spaudlers and vambraces and a pair of gauntlets. For heavy cavalry use or field use, decorated with fluting in the 'Maximilian' fashion. South German.


History note: Mrs E.W. Stead and Mr Gilbert Stead of Dalston Hall, Cumberland.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs E.W. Stead and Mr Gilbert Stead

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-01-15) by Stead, E. W. and Gilbert


16th Century, Early#
19th Century
Circa 1510 CE - Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE


South Germany

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1.3-1936
Primary reference Number: 18132
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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