Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1796

Object Number

IX.835

Provenance

Purchased from the Beriah Botfield collection at Norton Hall, Northamptonshire, with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1942 (Norton Hall No. 348).

Bibliographic References

T. Richardson and G. Rimer, Treasures from the Tower in the Kremlin, Moscow, 1997, cat. no. 33, pp. 90-91 (col. illus. - gen. view), 183 (b. & w. illus. - as before, but smaller) - 'English, Birmingham, dated 1798'.

Royal Armouries, Royal Armouries Museum [Leeds]. Souvenir guide, Royal Armouries, Leeds etc. [2006], p. 51, illus. (gen. view - 'dated 1798. Made ... by Thomas Gill').