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Plug-bayonet: HEN.M.323-1933

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Plug-bayonet. Maker's mark stamped on blade.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

18th Century, Late
Circa 1770 CE - 1800 CE

Note

This bayonet would have been pushed into the end of a musket after the initial long-distance firing volleys when the battle became one of hand-to-hand fighting.

Materials used in production

Steel

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Whole, cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.323-1933
Primary reference Number: 19242
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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