Object Title

Drawing

Drawing

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

I.769

Provenance

From the Library of Sir James Gow Mann, Master of the Armouries 1939-1962. Part of a portfolio of miscellaneous prints of arms and armour, labelled: 'Purchased from Guntrip of Tonbridge, Dec., 1951 - apparently ex-Baron de Cosson (with his handwriting on a print of a pistol).'

Physical Description

Annotated in pencil on the mount: C. Vacher..

Notes

The helmet resembles one of a series of helmets, described as Roman, illustrated by W. Dilich, 'Kriegsbuch', Frankfurt-a,-Main, 1689.