Reproduction Thirty Years War Cavalryman's Armor: Breastplate


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    Basic Information

    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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