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Target (shields): HEN.M.155-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Target, plain metal (hammered), with original bullet marks (?). Octagonal boss in centre. Border of 24 sides with each apex having a washer (original?) and a new rivet. Eight brass (?) faces of a man. Leather on back with a new wool fringe.

Notes

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

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 65.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 - 1700

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of brass (alloy) ( uncertain)
Fringe composed of wool (hair)
Shield composed of steel
Back composed of leather
Parts

Techniques used in production

Hammered : Hammered plain metal, with boss in centre
Formed

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.155-1933
Primary reference Number: 18728
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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