Reproduction Gothic Armor: Backplate

1913.09.0002H

Photo of Reproduction Gothic Armor: Backplate

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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Reproduction Gothic Armor: Backplate   (1913.09.0002H)
    Classification/
    Nomenclature
    Science & Technology T&E : Armaments : Body Armor
    Artist/Maker Ernst Schmidt, maker of reproductions of arms and armor. This item was purchased from Ernst Schmidt and can thus be assumed to be a reproduction.
    Geographic Location Europe, West, Germany
    Period/Date Renaissance, Gothic, Late 15th century
    Culture German
    Location On Exhibitin the Europe exhibit

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Height) 53.0 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 38.5 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 20.5 cm
    Weight 2,729 g
    Measuring Remarks Does not include straps.
    Materials Metal--Steel, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
    Manufacturing Processes Forging, Riveting, Forming
    Munsell Color Information waived

    Research Remarks

    Published Description

    Photo of item appears in the catalog from Ernst Schmidt, republished by Mowbray in Arms and Armor from the Atelier of Ernest Schmidt, Munich. Page 75, Plate 36.

    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A
    Bibliography

    Mowbray, E. Andrew, Arms and Armor from the Atelier of Ernest Schmidt, Munich; Providene, Rhode Island, 1967. Buckler, John, and John McKay. A History of Western Society. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1979.

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
    Reproduction Yes
    Reproduction Information N/A

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