Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6954

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc: Blade painted.

Dimensions

BladeLength567mm
BladeWidth35mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On hilt, above rear quillon: '35' over '1'.(There may be marks on the blade which are obscured by the paint.)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For this pattern generally, see B. Robson, 'Swords of the British Army...', London, 1975, pp.171, 173, Pl.182, where it is stated to have been introduced in 1856 and declared obsolete in 1904.