The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Crossbow
  • Crossbow
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • c. 1520
  • Whalebone, cane, wood, antler, parchment, paint, cord, leather, steel, incised
  • Length: 72.5 cm
    Length: 63.7 cm, span of bow
    Weight: 2.17 kg
  • A1034
  • European Armoury III
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Henry Courant, 1869; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.