Great armour (Uchidashi no tosei-gusoku) bearing the badges of the Hachisuka family. Japanese, dated 1727. Half-mask signed by the armourer Myochin Ki no Yoshishige, and dates from the late 16th century. Cuirass signed Myochin Ki no Muneakira. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Snowshill Manor)

Object Title

Great armour (Uchidashi no tosei-gusoku) bearing the badges of the Hachisuka family. Japanese, dated 1727. Half-mask signed by the armourer Myochin Ki no Yoshishige, and dates from the late 16th century. Cuirass signed Myochin Ki no Muneakira. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Snowshill Manor)

Great armour (Uchidashi no tosei-gusoku) bearing the badges of the Hachisuka family. Japanese, dated 1727. Half-mask signed by the armourer Myochin Ki no Yoshishige, and dates from the late 16th century. Cuirass signed Myochin Ki no Muneakira. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Snowshill Manor)

Reference

RA PH A6941.4

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Item

Extent

B/W Negative

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Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright