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Bit (bridle component): HEN.M.161-1933

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)






Bit, bridle component, 16th century.


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


16th Century
Circa 1500 - 1600

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.161-1933
Primary reference Number: 18730
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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