Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1840-1860

Object Number

IX.6559

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For this pattern generally see B. Robson, 'Swords of the British Army...', revised [2nd] edn, London, 1996, p. 220-221, Pl. 201, where an example in the National Army Museum (acc. no. 8302-11) is illustrated. An example is worn in the photograph of Sergeant Major Gubbins, 2nd Battalion, 1856, published in Sir David Fraser et al., The Grenadier Guards, Osprey Publishing, London, 1996, p. 15 (location of original not stated - photocopy on inv. file).