Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1823-1853

Object Number

IX.8081

Provenance

First registered by Loans Team (RMC/DS) when on loan to 13th/18th Hussars at Cannon Hall Museum, Barnsley, Yorks (Loan L205), 27/01/1992.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Inscriptions and Marks

On hilt: 'OSBORN'.On blade, below hilt: crown over 'L'.On back of blade: 'OSBORN'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For this pattern generally, see B. Robson, 'Swords of the British Army...', London, 1975, pp.26, 28 (Pl.23), 29, 30, where it is stated that production did not begin until 1823.