Object Title

Shield

Shield

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIA.70

Provenance

Presented by the Wellcome Museum of Historical Medecine, 1956.

Physical Description

Of broad circular form with a conical boss, made of hippopotamos hide. At either side is a small hole near the edge. Inside the boss is a grip of the same material.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The shield is 567 mm in diameter and is 111mm in height at the centre. Weight: The weight of the shield is 2 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Notes

Packing dims: diam = 22 5/8' x 4 3/8'