Sword, Belt & Scabbard; 1854-1864; 1973/39/1

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Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Name/Title

Sword, Belt & Scabbard

About this object

British Royal Navy officers metal sword with belt and scabbard.

Date Made

1854-1864

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Metal

Subject and Association Description

Royal Navy officers sword, owned by Captain Hamilton and used during Waikato campaigns and Battle of Gate Pa. This type of gold plated sword was first made in 1827 and has continued to be used by British and Commenwealth Navy's up to today.

Collection

Hamilton Family Collection

Credit Line

Presented to Hamilton City Council by Hamilton Family, Waikato Museum Collection, Te Whare Taonga O Waikato

Object Type

Weapon, Sword, Belt & Scabbard

Object number

1973/39/1

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