Download PDF by Stuart W. Pyhrr: Arms and Armor. Notable Acquisitions, 1991-2002

By Stuart W. Pyhrr

ISBN-10: 0300098766

ISBN-13: 9780300098761

This publication celebrates greater than a decade of amassing via the Metropolitan Museum’s division of hands and Armor because the reinstallation of its everlasting galleries in 1991. the hot acquisitions supplement and construct upon the Museum’s encyclopedic assortment, which totals greater than 14,000 items from Europe, the center East, Asia, and North America.
Fifty-eight of an important fresh acquisitions are featured during this quantity, together with the richly adorned armor and guns of 2 French kings, the king of Sweden, and a destiny king of britain, numerous contributors of the ruling Medici relations of Florence, a hero of the yank Revolution, sultans of Turkey, and the Tokugawa shoguns of Japan. The texts supply perception into the inventive, historic, and technical features of this really expert box. a lot of those vital and fascinating items are formerly unpublished.

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