Object Title

Sidearm and scabbard

Sidearm and scabbard

Date

1836

Object Number

IX.465

Provenance

From the Spanish Museum of Artillery; presented by the Spanish Government (by exchange) in 1842 (see Notes).

Associations

Places Spain

Bibliographic References

William Reid, 'Some International Arms Exchanges, 1835-1846', Royal Armouries Yearbook, 5, 2000, pp. 148-58, at pp. 152 fig. 6 (left - overall view), 157 (Appendix 5).

Notes

For the arms received from Spain in 1842 and the exchange generally, see Reid 2000, pp. 150-53, 156-7 (Appendix 5) and entry for IX.444, under Notes. This sword is identified by Reid as that described in the list of objects sent by Spain as: 'Cutlass complete for Artillery 1836'.