Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6864

Provenance

Old Tower Collections. First registered in Brick Tower Store, Rack 10A, 1987.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Dimensions

BladeLength571mm
BladeWidth35mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On sword:5On hilt, above rear quillon: '2.1894' over '1' over 3.CT'.5On inside of blade: 'WILKINSON . LONDON'.5On outside of blade: crown over '35' over 'W'.5On spine of blade: crown over '35' over 'W'.On scabbard:5On mouth: '4 1895'; '3.D.F.2'.5On leather: crown over '49' over 'W'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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