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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Greenwich (Henry VIII established an armour workshop at Greenwich shortly after his accession to the throne in 1509. , made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Halder, Jacob (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, ink and watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    SHEET.93-1894

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 1F, shelf M142, box D

Place of Origin

Greenwich (Henry VIII established an armour workshop at Greenwich shortly after his accession to the throne in 1509. , made)

Artist/maker

Halder, Jacob (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, ink and watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 43 cm, Width: 29.2 cm

Descriptive line

Almain Armourers Album page

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Sloan, Kim. A NewWorld. England's first view of America London: The British Museum Press, 2006. ill. ISBN: 0714126500.
Dillon, Viscount. An Almain armourer's album: selections from an original manuscript in Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington London: W.Griggs, 1905.
Hind, A.M. Professor. The Drawings of Greenwich Suits of Armour in the Victoria and Albert Museum'. The Burlington Magazine. Sept. 1923.
Dillon, Viscount and Laking, Guy, Sir. In European Armour and Arms. IV, 1921. p. 2.
Richardson, Thom. 'The Royal Armour Workshops of Greenwich' in Rimer, Richardson, Cooper (ed.) Henry VIII: Arms and the Man, 2009.

Production Note

This album is probably a record of all the decorated suits of armour in the production of which Halder was personally involved. It does not show plain white armours which must have outnumbered the decorated ones.

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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