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Sword - Royal Artillery 1822 Pattern Sword, Victorian Permanent Artillery, 1893 Object Reg. No: ST 42026

Summary:
Royal Artillery 1822 Pattern Sword, used by an officer in the Victorian Permanent Artillery, 1893.

The blade of the sword is stamped A. Bowley & Co. Melbourne. Bowley and Co. were uniform outfitters based in Melbourne; they would have had swords made for them in England.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Major Edward (Ted) Millett, 1994
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 12.00 cm (Width), 106.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Sword only: 104.00 L x 12.00 W. Scabbard only: 91.00 L x 5.00 W.

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Tagged with: uniforms, volunteers, victorian colonial defence forces
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Victorian Artillery (AKA Royal Victorian Volunteer Artillery Regiment or Permanent Artillery Corps), Victorian Colonial Military, 1854-1901, Alfred Blannin, Victorian Volunteer Military Forces (1842-1889), Victorian Volunteer Forces, 1854-1884
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Edged Weapons
Tertiary Classification: swords
Retailer: A. Bowley & Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1893
User: Victorian Volunteer Forces, 1854-1884, Victoria, Australia

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