'The order of putting on armour'

Object Title

'The order of putting on armour'

'The order of putting on armour'


early 19th century


ROB 3/1



Scope and Content

Early 19th century copy of 'Yoroi Chakuyo shidai' showing the sequence of putting on an armour and arming a warrior, from undergarments to bow and arrow.


1 Block Book

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Woodblock printed folding book, with two 'pages' of text and eight and a half double spread illustrations. In a stiff card protective cover, decorated with butterflies in silver and pale red. One of the covers is detached. 37 cm x 26 cm, when closed

Access Conditions

Open access