Sporting Gallery&&&Plans// drawings// etc.// relating to the Sporting Gallery in the White Tower at the Tower of London

Object Title

Sporting Gallery&&&Plans// drawings// etc.// relating to the Sporting Gallery in the White Tower at the Tower of London

Sporting Gallery&&&Plans// drawings// etc.// relating to the Sporting Gallery in the White Tower at the Tower of London

Date

1971 |E

Reference

RA GAL AR.31 [1]

Scope and Content

Contains the following plans:, M/20021/39 Plans and elevations of the Sporting Gallery, May 1971 (4 copies), M/20021/40 Sections through the Sporting Gallery, May 1971, M/20021/226 New archery showcase, May 1982, Contains the following sketches and labels for:, Sketch of the gallery with the cases numbered, Case A - Introduction, Case B - Swords and spears for boar or bear, Case C - Hunting trousse, Case D - Hunting hangers, Case E - Early handguns, the matchlock, the wheellock, the flintlock, Case F - The development of wheellock, Case G - Shooting flying, the final flintlock, Case H - The percussion lock, Case I - The breech loader, the centrefire cartridge, Case J - Special guns, Case K - Wildfowling guns, Case L - Small game guns, Case M - Guns of the wild west, Case N - Guns as works of art, Case O - Elephant guns, Case P - Victorian and Edward weapons, hunting knives, Case Q - Guns as works of art, Case R - Mediterranean firearms, mediterranean knives, Case S - Airguns, Case T - Whaling weapons, Case U - The double barrelled shotgun, Case V - Multi shot guns, Case W - A hunting suite of arms, Case X - Hunting and sporting pistols, Case Y - Early target guns, Case Z1 - 19th Century target firearms, Case Z2 - Crosbbows, Case Z3 - Combination weapons