Folder entitled, 'Sketches of Weapons', containing notes relating to arms and armour in the reigns of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth, Charles I and Charles II, about 1826, but with later additions

Object Title

Folder entitled, 'Sketches of Weapons', containing notes relating to arms and armour in the reigns of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth, Charles I and Charles II, about 1826, but with later additions

Folder entitled, 'Sketches of Weapons', containing notes relating to arms and armour in the reigns of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth, Charles I and Charles II, about 1826, but with later additions

Reference

TOL ORDNANCE [47]

Level

File

Scope and Content

Extracted from Grose, Meyrick and 'from an Ancient Storebook in the Principal Storekeepers Office, without date', A pencil sketch for a trophy, incorporating unidentifiable weapons and the initials W & M, preseumably for William and Mary, and hence possibly for ? a ceiling in the Grand Storehouse, Bears a note on the back: 'Notice Abregee of Collections Dont Se compose Le Musee de Artillerie Prix 76 centimes Paris Imprimerie de Hiozard [Courier] Rue de Jardinet No 12. 1828', Includes pages of sketches of staff weapon heads, some ascribed to the Triumph of Maximilian.

Extent

1 folder

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

56 pages, including some blanks, tied loosely together