The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Three-quarter armour
  • Three-quarter armour
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France
  • c. 1640
  • Iron or steel, copper alloy, gold, leather and paint, fluted, gilded, blackened and painted
  • Weight: 2.466 kg, helmet
    Weight: 0.581 kg, gorget
    Weight: 1.601 kg, breastplate
    Weight: 1.686 kg, backplate
    Weight: 3.628 kg, pauldron (left)
    Weight: 3.756 kg, pauldron (right)
    Weight: 0.411 kg, gauntlet (left)
    Weight: 0.425 kg, gauntlet (right)
  • A66
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
History
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Further Reading
  • Comte de Belleval; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.