Object Title

Bow

Bow

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XI.149

Provenance

1979 Transferred from Woolich Rotunda, see 1963 Catalogue XVIII.827

Physical Description

With asymmetrical limbs. The grip is rounded with wide limbs that are rounded slightly on the back and flat on the belly. The upper limb is angled away from the archer and both limbs are lightly incised with simple geometric patterns.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 64.25 in. (163.2 cm.) Weight: The weight of the bow is 0.510 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

The bow is marked 17/827 in white paint.

Associations

Bibliographic References

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol. II, p. 74, no. 17/827.