Suit of Armour of William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke by Unknown Artist

Three-quarter suit of field armour made at Greenwich.

Details

Medium:
Metal
Art Fund grant:
£875 ( Total: £875)
Acquired in:
1939
Vendor:
Randolph Hearst

Russet with sunk bands and borders gilt. Close helmet with grilled visor.

Provenance

Earls of Pembroke at Wilton House, Sale Sothebys 1921 and 1923; bought by Mr Whawell, Sothebys 1927, bought by Randolph Hearst.

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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