Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1840-1880

Object Number

IX.5519

Provenance

Old Tower collectionm. First accessioned 11 November 2002 when on loan to the Australian War Memorial [museum], Canberra (Loan L.418). Part of the old overseas loan to the Commonwealth of Australia in 1926.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Both this and IX.5519 were described by the Australian War memorial (borrower) as having scabbards of black lewather with brass locket with frog stud, and chape (AWM number: REL/08061). If the scabbards belong they are so far the only LTC swords in the Royal Armouries which retain their scabbards (PJL, 17/03/03). AWM number: REL/08061