Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

IX.2230

Inscriptions and Marks

Scabbard engraved: 'Presented by the Oney & ARA Cavalry to Major Bloomfield as A Token of Gratitude for his Meritorious exertions, in Defence of his Country in 1798, as Well as for his particular Assistance in the Discipline of this Corps June 5th 1799'.

Associations

Bibliographic References

[sic.]', possibly closest comparison to scabbards of the ú100 Lloyd's Patriotic Fund swords. and Pl. XCII (hilt, top third of blade and equivalent part of scabbard).