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Masterpieces of European Arms and Armour in the Wallace Collection
by Tobias Capwell and David Edge and James Mann


Overview - The collection of arms and armor at the Wallace Collection is widely recognized as being one of the largest and most important in the world. Consisting of around 2,500 objects, it represents both European and Oriental arms and armor. The European part of the collection was acquired primarily by Sir Richard Wallace, mainly in 1871, from the collections of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick--founding father of the serious study of arms and armor--and that of the comte de Nieuwerkerke, Director of the Louvre under the Emperor Napoleon III.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The collection of arms and armor at the Wallace Collection is widely recognized as being one of the largest and most important in the world. Consisting of around 2,500 objects, it represents both European and Oriental arms and armor. The European part of the collection was acquired primarily by Sir Richard Wallace, mainly in 1871, from the collections of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick--founding father of the serious study of arms and armor--and that of the comte de Nieuwerkerke, Director of the Louvre under the Emperor Napoleon III.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780900785863
  • ISBN-10: 0900785861
  • Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing
  • Publish Date: November 2011
  • Page Count: 252
  • Dimensions: 10.99 x 10.28 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.93 pounds

Series: Wallace Collection

Related Categories

Books > History > Military - Weapons
Books > Art > Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Books > Art > European

 
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