Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1840-1880

Object Number

X.174

Physical Description

Made to the design of Lt.Col John Jacob by Swinburn & Son of Birmingham. For arming two regiments of native infantry known as Jacob's Rifles. In his diary, Jacob mentions an order for 2400 of these guns. This example is numbered 297. Presented by the officers of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, Woolwich 1927.

Associations

Places Britain