List of arms returned from the South Kensington Museum to the Tower of London

Object Title

List of arms returned from the South Kensington Museum to the Tower of London

List of arms returned from the South Kensington Museum to the Tower of London

Date

18 December 1879

Reference

RA ISS [1]

Level

File

Scope and Content

A list the oriental arms and armour forwarded from the Science and Art Department to the Tower of London, signed for by [Thos. Skinner], Armoury Keeper and [I.M. Thorn], Deputy Commissary of Ordnance, Tower of London. The items all have a Class XV number and an S.K.M. number and appear to be the objects lent by the Armouries to the Indian Museum. The descriptions are usually those of Hewitt or Egerton and the Class XV numbers those of Hewitt, 1859 or 1870

Extent

Manuscript

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

A list on 8 pages of official blue paper, headed 'Science and Art Department... South Kensington'