Reproduction Thirty Years War Cavalryman's Armor: Breastplate


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Artifact Identification Reproduction Thirty Years War Cavalryman's Armor: Breastplate   (1913.09.0003E)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. 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
Period/Date Thirty Years War, Early 17th century
Culture German? French?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 51.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 42.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 18.5 cm
Weight 2,482 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Steel, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
Manufacturing Processes Forging, Forming, Chased, Riveting
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 111, Plate 68.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Mowbray, E. Andrew, Arms and Armor from the Atelier of Ernest Schmidt, Munich; Providene, Rhode Island, 1967.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information Reproduction made in 1913.

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