Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6846

Provenance

Old Tower Collections. First registered in Brick Tower Store, Rack 9M, 1987.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Dimensions

BladeLength571mm
BladeWidth37mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On sword:5On hilt, above rear quillon: '1.3.02' over '5' over 3.CT'.5On inside of blade: 'WILKINSON LONDON'.5On outside of blade: crown over '35' over 'W'.On scabbard:5On mouth: '4.1896'; 'V.2.ST.2'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For this pattern generally, see B. Robson, 'Swords of the British Army...', London, 1975, pp.171, 173, Pl.182.