Skip to main content

Two-handed sword: HEN.M.196-1933

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Two-handed sword, 16th century.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 - 1600

Materials used in production

Steel

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Sword, cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.196-1933
Primary reference Number: 18870
Old object number: PB 87
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 February 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Two-handed sword" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/18870 Accessed: 2022-08-14 02:12:40

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/18870 |title=Two-handed sword |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-08-14 02:12:40|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-18870

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...